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The Basics of Carbon Markets and Trends: Something to Keep an Eye On

Posted by Karen Hills | April 20, 2022
The ability to store carbon in soils—to sequester carbon—has been receiving increased attention lately, including on AgClimate.net. Recent posts included articles about potential for croplands…

Extreme Adaptation: Navigating the Troubled Waters of the ‘New Normal’

Posted by David Gustafson | December 21, 2021
Water. H-2-O. It’s the dominant molecule of our lives. We are 60% water (on average). Life as we know it is only possible because our…

The ‘Carbon Market Bazaar’: Future Windfall for Producers or Just Hot Air?

Posted by David Gustafson | December 2, 2021
I’m a fan of action movies, where a Middle Eastern bazaar is a popular place for high-speed chases. Even without the careening bullets and motorcycles,…

Get out the Map! A Soil Health Roadmap for Washington

Posted by Karen Hills | November 30, 2021
Soil has been called “the living skin of the Earth.” The effort to maintain the health of this “living skin” in Washington got a boost…

How Do Grocery and Meal Kit Deliveries Impact the Carbon Footprint of Our Food?

Posted by Nicole Bell | July 1, 2021
I explored opportunities to reduce environmental impact related to food preparation and food waste in previous Perspectives on Sustainability articles. However, transportation in the food…

Lessons from Recycling Policy Can Inform Compost Policy

Posted by Michael Brady | April 8, 2021
Washington State House Bill 1543 was signed into law in 2019 by Governor Jay Inslee in an attempt to avert a complete collapse of recycling…

What Does Climate Change Mean for Flooding in the Columbia River Basin?

Posted by Karen Hills | April 1, 2021
Previous posts by CSANR researchers on our sister blog, AgClimate.net, have focused on research related to anticipated climate change impacts on water availability and timing…

New Perspectives at The Tilth Conference

Posted by Daizy Dehnke | December 23, 2019
My name is Daizy Dehnke, and I’m a sophomore majoring in Organic and sustainable agriculture at WSU. For some important background context, I don’t have…

Understanding Native Tilth

Posted by Tomyia Wallace | December 20, 2019
When I explained Tilth to my friends and family, I was forced to truly consider what Tilth meant to me and how it compared with…

A look into the Tilth Conference

Posted by Ryan Sample | December 18, 2019
I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity by the CSANR to travel to Yakima and attend the annual Tilth Conference 2019 with some…
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