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How a new seed gives Guatemalans a way out of hunger and bad health Making everyday staples more nutritious is one way to tackle malnutrition. A new seed in Guatemala is doing just that Agriculture Food Society
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What would happen if all unused public spaces in the UK became community farms? That’s the question a group of researchers tasked themselves with answering. Here they reveal their (surprising) results Agriculture Environment Food Health
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Seeds of the people: how communities are protecting the future of food The pandemic has galvanised a new movement of growers and seed-savers: could this be the start of a fresh era of seed diversity? Agriculture Environment Food Lifestyle Society Wellbeing
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‘Land is worth more when left to nature’ – study Conserving or restoring natural sites is nor more profitable than using them for farming and timber production, research suggests Agriculture Conservation Environment Science World
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‘A shining light’: the care farms supporting people with mental health challenges From children at risk of exclusion to adults with dementia, people are mucking in on care farms as a form of therapy Agriculture Body & Mind Health Wellbeing
Image for Madagascar’s vanilla farmers are being inspired to plant trees – by a gecko
Madagascar's vanilla farmers are being inspired to plant trees – by a gecko Vanilla has brought prosperity to Madagascar's farmers, but often at the cost of forests. A gecko is helping restore the balance Agriculture Conservation Environment Sustainable Development
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