Start-up spotlight: Groundwork BioAg | Successful agriculture

Groundwork BioAg, a start-up founded in 2014, believes mycorrhiza is the cornerstone on which healthy soils, successful regenerative farming practices and financial sustainability are built. For co-founder and CEO Yossi Kofman, mycorrhizae is the queen of organics because it naturally underpins most other beneficial bacteria and breaks the phosphorus bond …

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Simply Eggless rolls out plant-based egg patties

Simply Eggless, part of the Simply Brand Foods family, leader in plant-based wellness, has has announced its latest innovative product for the health-conscious and convenience-conscious consumer. Simply Eggless Plant-Based Egg Cakes are a game-changer for quick service and foodservice businesses, delivering a delicious yet convenient product designed to meet the …

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Extra-tropical cyclone, Louisiana: coffin and vault still in motion

Lafitte, Louisiana – Hurricane Aida hit Louisiana with a strong wind blowing off the roof of the building and a storm surge strong enough to displace the house. What this brought to their livelihoods also brought to the dead, moving vaults and coffins, and adding another layer of trauma to …

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New Israeli study shows efficient, eco-friendly way to clean floors

This article was written for NoCamels by ZAVIT – Science and environment in Israel. Anyone who has seen the classic 1986 movie, Little shop of horrors, remembers Audrey II, the talking carnivorous plant hungry for human blood. As the film takes creative liberties with the plant’s abilities, Audrey II’s character …

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Kunming greenhouses preserve 2,500 rare plants

01:08 More than 2,500 rare plants are on display in greenhouses in the city of Kunming, southwest China’s Yunnan province. Known as the “Plant Kingdom,” the greenhouses are a living showcase of how biodiversity has developed in China. The Fuligong Greenhouses of the Chinese Institute of Botany in Kunming under …

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Staten Island sewer project delayed by 24 years as climate change accelerates

When Rudy Giuliani was elected to a second term as mayor, his administration announced it would install a storm sewer in a flood-prone section of Staten Island. Nearly 24 years later, the planned $ 10.7 million project on a three-block stretch from Willow Avenue to Rosebank is expected to finally …

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I love my vacuum cleaner accessories, so why aren’t more people using them?

As a self-confessed cleaning addict, I can’t think of anything more therapeutic than vacuuming, putting on my favorite playlists, and starting my cleaning game. So much so that I literally have a household tool for every cleaning job imaginable. From stick, upright, and hand-held vacuums to steam mops and spray …

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October beauty denies her winter warning

The legendary “bright blue weather” of October is truly my favorite time of year. But as the title suggests, it carries the warning of an oncoming cold and it’s time for a multitude of garden / landscape activities, small and / or large. I’ll cover them in a series of …

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Fishes, plants and the circle of life

The director of the Española YMCA teenage center, Ben Sandoval, shows how the closed-loop aquaponics system works. (Glen Rosales / For the Journal) In less than a week, seeds of lettuce, basil and cilantro planted by a group of local students at the Española YMCA Teen Center in a fledgling …

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Greenpoint: cat time in the garden, then bedtime in the garden

Last week, a near neighbor delivered the remains of his garden to us. It’s a tradition that started when we had oxen. Some garden friends brought us their corn stalks and other wilted plants at the end of the growing season. We’re out of ravenous oxen, but the goats are …

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