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Seafood fraud and sustainability are current hot buttons for seafood industry, as they seek solutions for protecting the oceans and their businesses PALO ALTO, Calif., March 27, 2015
OTTAWA, March 27, 2015 /CNW/ - QUEST - Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow, announced today the appointment of Dr. Vicky J. Sharpe to its Board of Directors.
This hands-on tool allows producers, brands, and manufacturers to assess the full spectrum of organic cotton's benefits. Lubbock, Texas (PRWEB) March 25,
National Restaurant Association Report Offers Insight into Sustainability Initiatives throughout the Restaurant Industry WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The
BATON ROUGE, La., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent days, mouthpieces for state-sponsored monopoly utilities exposed either their ignorance or willingness to mislead when it comes to
The British government is embarking on a bold initiative that will use water as a heat source and officials are saying that over 1 million UK homes could be heated this way in the future.
Sewage mining Company Inks Deals for Collaborations with Veolia France, Mexico and Alberta, Canada SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Applied CleanTech (ACT) (
NEW YORK, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As United Nations delegates gather this week to negotiate new Sustainable Development Goals, the National
BOSTON, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure Strategies, Inc., a leading sustainability consulting firm with expertise in food industry sustainability, announced today the publication by Wiley
Vermicompost is composting with the use of special earthworms. Red wigglers and white worms are the more common worms used, although European night crawlers can be used as well. Red wigglers can be found living in manure piles and in rotting vegetation and adapt the best in covered worm bins. Common earthworms burrow deeply and are not recommended for use in compost bins. Blue worms are commonly used in the tropics. Worms are used to decompose vegetable and food waste along with bedding...
Image Caption: A field in Randers, Denmark. A pile of manure is in the foreground. Credit: Malene Thyssen/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.5) Manure is organic matter that comes from farmyard animal waste as well as from crop cover. Manure from cows, pigs, horses, chickens, rabbits, etc. is broken down into organic matter and used as organic fertilizer. “Green” manure is derived from planting a cover crop, such as clover, to be plowed directly back into the soil. Bacteria traps nitrogen and other...
Image Caption: Compost barrel with compost and tools. Credit: Diego Grez/Wikipedia Compost is fertilizer made from decomposed organic matter that is then tilled directly into the soil or used as an additive when transplanting seedlings. Composting can be very simplistic or complex, depending on the amount of compost needed. Compost is widely used in organic farming because of its high nutrient content and natural pesticide abilities. Composting is simply piling, systematically,...
Agronomy for Sustainable Development is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. The journal was founded in 1981, at which time less than 10 percent of published material was in English. The journal underwent a series of major changes from 2003 to 2006, including the addition of extra field editors, switching from hardcopy to full electronic managing, producing all English material, and setting up a pre-selection committee at the submission stage....