Real Estate Crowdfunding Is Expanding Beyond the Local

Wednesday, October 1 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Real Estate Crowdfunding: Thinking Locally, Acting Globally — With news stories emerging daily about crowdfunding for real estate, more and more individuals in the US and abroad are taking note of the new way of investing their money in property. While real …

Saline Agriculture to Feed and Fuel the World

Saline Agriculture to Feed and Fuel the World Shortage of fresh water poses a much bigger threat to world food supply than the shortage of fossil fuels; cultivating salt-tolerant crops could solve both problems Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Prof. Joe Cummins Fresh water in short supply and salinization widespread People …

The Civil Society Conference: Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.

Overcoming disadvantage. Building civil society. Changing government.   The Civil Society Conference.   Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.   With Hon. Kevin Andrews Federal Minister for Family and Community Services   “I’ve had a longstanding interest and involvement in civil society. I’ve served as …

Other News – Pope Francis lambasts the rich and reminds the world of what matters most (*)

   Pope Francis lambasts the rich and reminds the world of what matters most (*) Peter Popham – The Independent The head of the Church makes a simple point: Modern society is putty in the hands of the wealthy The applause of the pilgrims he can take for granted. But …

Plants Warn One Another of Pest Attack through Mycorrhizal Fungal Network

======================================================== ISIS Report 28/10/13 Plants Warn One Another of Pest Attack through Mycorrhizal Fungal Network ######################################################################### Exquisite inter-species relationships between plants and fungi threatened by industrial farming. Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji Underground intercom between plants A network of the soil microorganism – arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi – act as an underground intercommunications …

Young’s China Business Blog – Oct 11th

                        YOUNG’S CHINA BUSINESS BLOG ?????????                                                         DAILY NEWSLETTER                                                      October 11, 2013       Shunfeng: China’s Emerging Solar Heavyweight?  ????? ??????????   China’s solar retrenchment has taken a big step forward with word that a bankruptcy court …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Earth’s wobble ‘fixes’ dinner for marine organisms

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Earth’s wobble ‘fixes’ dinner for marine organisms Posted: 13 Sep 2013 04:51 PM PDT The cyclic wobble of the Earth on its axis controls the production of a nutrient essential to the health of the ocean, according to a new study. The discovery of factors …

The Next Green Revolution (This Time Without Fossil Fuels) By Jonathan Latham

The Next Green Revolution (This Time Without Fossil Fuels) By Jonathan Latham Oxfam Great Britain A Cambodian farmer transports his rice harvest by oxcart in Tra Lach village. In Brief: A method of growing crops called the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) produces yields that can be four or five times …

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff “We love nature, but we make it sound like a luxury.” That’s how Nature Conservancy president and CEO Mark Tercek, formerly a managing director at Goldman Sachs, opened his remarks earlier this month at a gathering at Town Hall in …