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agriculture

Pilot Analysis Of Global Ecosystems: Agroecosystems

Reveals that environmental damage threatens future world food production.

This is a joint study by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Resources Institute.

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Food

Cultivating Diversity

Agrobiodiversity and food security

Reveals the urgent need for action to incorporate biodiversity planning into agricultural development, and highlights effective practices and policies.

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Food

Pesticides and the Immune System

The Public Health Risks

Brings together an extensive body of experimental and epidemiological research from around the world documenting the effects of widely used pesticides on the immune system and the attendant health risks.

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Food

Bittersweet harvests for global supermarkets

Challenges in Latin America's agricultural export boom...

Chronicles the benefits and shortcomings of trade and structural adjustment policies promoted throughout Latin America and the Caribbean by the World Bank, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and other multinational agencies during the 1980s.

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Growing Green

Enhancing Environmental and Economic Performance in U.S. Agriculture

A comprehensive, empirically based analysis of U.S. agricultural sustainability. Uses agronomic and environmental data collected from 45 physical U.S. regions. A tool to assess the environmental and economic impacts of a broad range of policy options.

Global Biodiversity Strategy

Guidelines for action to save, study and use Earth's biotic wealth sustainably and equitably...

Offers the most systematic and comprehensive plan ever devised to protect the world's total stock of genes, species, and ecosystems....

Paying the Farm Bill

U.S. Agricultural Policy and the Transition to Sustainable Agriculture

This report demonstrated that resource conserving agricultural systems are environmentally and economically superior to conventional systems over the long term.

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Ill Winds

Airborne pollution's toll on trees and crops...

Across the United States, air pollution is contributing to the decline and ultimate death of forest trees and to widespread losses in crop yields.

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