By contrast, annual grains can lose five times as much water as perennial crops and 35 times as much nitrate, a valuable plant nutrient that can migrate from fields to pollute drinking water and create “dead zones” in surface waters
They carry home-grown radishes and red-cooked pork. They transport dozens of empanadas, juggling sheet pans on the G train. They pack boxes of butterscotch cupcakes, Sichuan-spiced beef jerky and grapefruit marmalade. They haul boiled peanuts, ice-gr
The commercial paper industry's plans to plant forests of genetically altered eucalyptus trees in 7 Southern states generate cries from critics worried such a large introduction of a bioengineered nonnative plant could throw natural ecosystems out of
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The key point is that the necessary resource is available today and farmers with equipment are also available. No one else is at all. The only other possible option is to build berms which do not trap the oil but prevent further penetration only.