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Global Forces Rile Farm and Food Realities: A Path Toward an Agroecological Future

By Steven McFadden, Chiron Communications

A host of powerful forces are whirling emphatically this year, impacting our farms and food. Each human being on Earth has a stake in how it all settles out.

Storm Preparedness for Natural Disasters

By Robert Anderson

Learn about basic storm preparedness for natural disasters, what you need to know to prepare for lightning, tornadoes, hurricanes, flash flooding and excessive heat. Originally published as "Basic Storm Preparedness" August/September 2000 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.

Green Gazette: Indian Farmers Strike


This edition of Green Gazette includes updates on farmer strikes in India, pesticide research, nocturnal pollinators, and much more.

Native Trees I Chose for My Arid Southwestern Property

By Renée Benoit

We recently bought 4 acres with a house near the border of Mexico. What the land really lacks are trees. We need trees for shade, privacy and wind breaks.


Photos from the Field: Hummingbird Hovers Near Hibiscus


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Live Well with Nature

By Mother Earth News readers

Read about how one reader changed from competing with nature to working with it.

One Person’s Weeds

By Oscar H. Will III

Letter from Oscar Hank Will III from Mother Earth News about how some weeds are edible for humans and animals.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rethink

By Lester R. Brown

No mere slogan, it's becoming the mantra for materials management: reduce, reuse, recycle.

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