Apolo J. Cátala Gámbaro

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Want to Know If Someone is a True Introvert? Watch For 5 Quirky Habits Most Extroverts Won't Understand

Even some introverts may be scratching their heads at these quirky behaviors.<p>Know any introverts? Better yet, are <i>you</i> one? Either way, you're probably aware that introverts typically dislike crowds and prefer the company of two or three close friends over a large social event. And some just prefer …

The Secret Tool You Can Use To Keep People Accountable

If You Use It, You Can Get an Immediate Jump in Productivity<p>Accountability is a topic that lots of CEOs and leader talk about. Specifically, most of their concern is that they don't feel like their people hold themselves accountable to the things they need to do in driving higher levels of …

According to a Personal Trainer These are the Top 6 Ways to Burn Fat Fast

If you're looking to lose weight and/or put on muscle, strength training should become an instrumental part of your workout regimen. Weightlifting is one of the most effective ways to transform and shape your body as excess fat turns into lean muscle. Instead of spending countless hours doing …

Exercise

A Sleep Wellness Expert's One Simple Trick to Falling Asleep Faster

<i>This article originally appeared on HelloGiggles. For more stories like this, visit hellogiggles.com.</i><p>We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is …

Hurricane Irma leaves farmworkers without jobs, without food and no money to pay rent

It was only noon on Monday, but Elvira Carvajal had already lost count of the many phone calls she was receiving.<p>“Wait,” she told one visitor as she …

Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg)

Open Agriculture Initiative<p>Group Contact:<p>Group Website<br>• Other Press Inquiries<p>Post PeopleMedia Lab @ SXSW 2018Members of the Media Lab community to …

How the War on Drugs crushed California's greenhouses and cannabis legalization is bringing them back

SALINAS — The irony is rich. To weaken one mind-altering leaf crop 4,000 miles away, the feds inadvertently crushed California’s cut-flower crop, …

Tom Brady blasts big food companies, GMOs in new self-help book

Five-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady blasts big food companies, referring to them as more like “chemical companies than anything else,” in his new self-help book out Tuesday.<p>In “The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance,” Brady writes that “most of what we buy in …

Dallas Farmers Market's new policy is more controversial than it seems

The Dallas Farmers Market has decreed that from now till March 31, farmers will be allowed to sell nonlocal fruits and vegetables beside their …

The chart that shows why we should be worried about the world’s food problem

After a decade of progress made to cut the number of undernourished people on Earth, global hunger appears to be rising again.<p>The primary driver of growing hunger is the increase of conflicts around the world, many of which have been compounded by climate change, according to the 2017 State of Food …

Why Supporting Regenerative Agriculture Is The Most Powerful Thing You Can Do For Your Health

Healthy soil equals healthy people.<p>When we talk about sustainable farming practices, we tend to focus on its importance for the environment, for our …

New Orleans golf course transformed into city’s biggest urban farm with an Eco-Campus

A former golf course in New Orleans’ City Park has been transformed into the city’s biggest urban farm—Grow Dat Youth Farm. The seven-acre …

Urban Agriculture

Ontario’s political leaders pitch farmers on province’s future

The next general election won't be held for eight months but Ontario's political leaders are already pulling on their boots and walking through thick mud to promise farmers that their party has the best plan for the province's future.<p>A stop by Premier Kathleen Wynne and the leaders of Ontario's two …

Farmgate Price: An Important, But Partial, Piece of the Sustainability Puzzle

In March, I wrote my reaction to Kickapoo Coffee publishing a minimum FOB price for all their coffees. That article focused on Kickapoo and other …

Unsold Pigeon Peas At Risk of Rotting

[AIM] Maputo -Over 300 tonnes of pigeon peas harvested this year in the districts of Ancuabe, Montpuez, Chiure and Balama, all in the northern …

Is the UN facing budget cuts under Trump?

In his first speech in front of the UN General Assembly, Donald Trump has said the US bears too large a share of the costs of the world body. But …

Western Cape farmers expect further yield falls as drought bites

Drought-hit deciduous fruit farmers in the Western Cape, which produces more than 50% of SA’s agricultural exports, are expecting a further decrease …

What We Sow is What We Eat

Photo by jamiehamelsmith | CC BY 2.0<p>I am lying in a meadow high in the Rocky Mountains. The sun is warm and comforting. I watch the clouds, puffy …

Agriculture

SOS : Save Our Soils

I used to be a soldier, a journey through the European wars in Bosnia and Kosovo, then Africa and the Middle East, spanning three continents over 12 …

Scottish farmers call for curbs on pesticides to be eased after Brexit

The UK should use its departure from the EU as an opportunity to streamline regulation and ease curbs on pesticides and fertilisers, Scotland’s …

Trump’s Bitter Harvest for American Farmers

<i>Perhaps the greatest fiction of the Donald Trump era is that of his skill at closing deals. Put aside the dubious victories of his early days in New</i> …

Food in a fragile world

<b>In sub-Saharan Africa, conflict and climate change have had a major impact on food security. Communities in Niger, Burundi and Central African Republic are experiencing dangerous levels of hunger and malnutrition.</b><p>Chris de Bode visited these places, bringing a backdrop to create photographs that …

Cover Crops and Chance Encounters - Chad Ingels #166

Cover crops are old hat for some. For others, they may seen seen as an added expense plus a big unknown. Chad Ingels started using cover crops years …

Darjeeling Tea Is Climate Change’s Latest Victim

Tea entrepreneurs are trying to save the "Champagne of teas".<p>Situated at nearly 7,000 feet, at the base of the Himalayas, is the town of Darjeeling—a former British outpost where the tea industry began to flourish. Here, in the region known for producing the "Champagne of teas", I drove through …

World hunger is on the rise despite ample food supplies — and the implications are dire

The increase comes after a decade-long decline, the FAO said, and leaves some 11% of the world's population suffering from hunger and malnutrition that have documented long-term health and cognitive effects.<p>"There is more than enough food produced in the world to feed everyone, yet 815 million …

You should stop eating meat and eat INSECTS - according to science

Swapping meat for edible insects could make a major contribution to tackling climate change, according to scientists.<p>Farmland use would be cut by a …

Agriculture

Can artificial intelligence and IoT feed the planet’s growing population?

The world is headed toward a major crisis, and it’s not the AI apocalypse. By 2050, the planet’s human population will reach beyond 9 billion, requiring food production to double in order to meet its growing needs. Meanwhile, parameters such as global warming and and the urbanization of life is …

Artificial Intelligence

Antarctica's new greenhouse can harvest vegetables even when it's -100 degrees Fahrenheit outside — take a look

But in 2017, engineers at the German Aerospace Center (GAC) built a high-tech greenhouse that will allow Antarcticans to harvest produce.<p>The farm can grow food year-round for researchers at the Neumayer III polar station on the Ekstrom Ice Shelf. The team just completed its first harvest, the AP …