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    (CNN)Hundreds of millions of people in India face a serious threat to their livelihoods and food security due to overexploitation of vital water supplies, according to the authors of a new study.India is one of the world's biggest crop producers and more than half of its 1.3 billion people rely on agriculture for their livelihoods....
    NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court on Tuesday granted a 22-year-old climate activist bail, 10 days after she was detained on sedition charges for her alleged role in the creation of an online document intended to help amplify farmer protests. Disha Ravi is part of the Indian wing of Fridays for Future, a global...
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to 22-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi, who was arrested for sedition over the creation of an online toolkit to help protesting farmers. Judge Dharmender Rana said there was little to hold Ravi, a founder of the local chapter of Swedish climate crusader Greta Thunberg's...
    Emmanuel Macron arrived Tuesday morning at a farm in Côte-d’Or to discuss the problems of the agricultural world, in the absence of the agricultural show canceled this year by the Covid-19 crisis. The Head of State used to spend an entire day – 12 hours last year – at the largest exhibition in France...
    Progressives’ focus on identity in politics has continued to spread throughout the nation’s institutions, and now some Democrats are trying to inject “wokeness” into American farming.
    More On: kenya Stowaway survives 5,000-mile journey in plane landing gear Kenya school gives second chance to teen mums forced out of classes ‘Angry’ giraffe charges at truck of tourists on safari Man declared dead shocks all on embalming table LAIKIPIA – Kenya is battling some of the worst locust plagues in decades, but...
    Republicans are outraged at the thought of aiding farmers who aren't white
    The $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus package being pushed by President Biden puts more than $1 billion toward "socially disadvantaged" farmers and related groups — including an equity commission, agricultural training and other assistance to advance racial justice in farming. "Socially disadvantaged" farmers are defined as those who are part of a group that has been discriminated against because of their race or ethnicity....
    By Baz Ratner LAIKIPIA (Reuters) - Kenya is battling some of the worst locust plagues in decades, but start-up The Bug Picture hopes to transform the pests into profits and bring "hope to the hopeless" whose crops and livelihoods are being destroyed by the insects. Unusual weather patterns exacerbated by climate change have created ideal...
    By Danish Siddiqui BARNALA, India (Reuters) - More than 100,000 farmers and farm workers gathered in India's northern Punjab state on Sunday in a show of strength against new farm laws, where union leaders called on supporters to amass outside the capital New Delhi on Feb. 27. Tens of thousands of Indian growers have already...
    NEW DELHI (AP) — A 22-year-old Indian climate activist who is facing sedition charges for her alleged role in the creation of an online document intended to help amplify farmer protests did not get bail Saturday after a court said it will reserve its order for next week. Judge Dharmender Rana said the court will...
    By Suchitra Mohanty and Anushree Fadnavis NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A Delhi court granted a police request on Friday to extend the detention of climate activist Disha Ravi who they accuse of sedition for her alleged role in the creation of an online "toolkit" intended to help farmers protesting reforms. The 22-year-old Ravi, who is...
    By Devjyot Ghoshal and Suchitra Mohanty NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Lawyers for a 22-year-old Indian activist charged with sedition said she was arrested illegally in southern India and produced at a New Delhi court without prior notice to her family or counsel, according to legal documents filed on Thursday. Disha Ravi, an environmental activist who...
    By RISHI LEKHI, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of protesting farmers blocked trains on Thursday by sitting on railroad tracks in parts of northern India to press their demand for the repeal of new agricultural reform laws that have triggered months of massive protests. Samyukta Kisan Morcha, or Joint Farmers’ Front, organized four-hour...
    NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of protesting farmers blocked trains on Thursday by sitting on railroad tracks in parts of northern India to press their demand for the repeal of new agricultural reform laws that have triggered months of massive protests. Samyukta Kisan Morcha, or Joint Farmers’ Front, organized four-hour blockades of trains at two...
    Greene spouts racist lie in attack on program to help farmers
    NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police on Wednesday detained around a dozen student protesters who were trying to march to the Parliament building in New Delhi to demand the release of a 22-year-old climate activist arrested for circulating a document on social media supporting months of protests by farmers. The protesters shouted “Free Disha...
    By Shilpa Jamkhandikar MUMBAI (Reuters) - A Mumbai court on Wednesday granted bail to an associate of a 22-year-old climate activist whose arrest for promoting an action plan for farmers' protests has caused outrage across the country. Police had sought the arrest of Nikita Jacob, a Mumbai-based lawyer, for allegedly working together with activist Disha...
    AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller said Tuesday, Feb. 16, farmers and ranchers across the state are seeing devastating effects from the cold weather on livestock, feed and agriculture products. Commissioner Miller said this could have a dire impact on the food supply chain. “As Texas Agriculture Commissioner, I’m issuing a red...
    Students protested the detention of 22-year-old Indian climate activist Disha Ravi on Tuesday after she was arrested over the weekend for allegedly helping create a digital "toolkit" to help people around the world support India's protesting farmers. Ravi, who heads up a local branch of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg's advocacy group, is known for...
    By Nivedita Bhattacharjee and Chandini Monnappa BENGALURU (Reuters) - Disha Ravi, the 22-year-old Indian environmental activist accused of sedition over a document backing protesting farmers, is as committed to protecting animals from harm as she is to saving the Earth from climate change, her friends say. Profiled in British Vogue last September, she also -...
    Police in India’s capital, New Delhi, have arrested an Indian woman for editing a document promoted by the Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg in support of India’s ongoing farmersprotests. Police arrested Disha Ravi, 22, over the weekend in Bengaluru, where she resides. Authorities later transported her from the southern Indian city to the national...
    A report has found that almond milk is responsible for killing bees. A popular dairy-free alternative, almond milk is actually doing more environmental harm than we thought, according to reporting from the Guardian. California is responsible for 80% of the world’s almond supply. Almond farmers are now using commercial beekeepers to pollinate their almond groves....
    By Sanjeev Miglani and Danish Siddiqui NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Students chanted slogans outside the Delhi police headquarters on Tuesday demanding the release of a 22-year-old environmentalist accused of sedition for an online document in support of farmers' protests. Police say Disha Ravi, a leader of the local arm of climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg's...
    By Devjyot Ghoshal NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian police have arrested a 22-year-old activist linked to Swedish climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg and charged her with sedition, saying she created and shared an online document to support the ongoing monthslong farmers protest. Disha Ravi, who was detained in the southern city of Bengaluru on Sunday...
    A group of Senate Democrats have released a pair of bills “to forgive debt and restore the land that has been lost in order to empower a new generation of Black farmers to succeed and thrive,” according to New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker.  Among other provisions, the Justice for Black Farmers Act would provide $4...
    An Indian activist has been arrested for allegedly making an anti-government protest toolkit that Greta Thunberg accidentally shared online. Disha Ravi, 22, could face up to life in prison following her arrest Sunday in connection to the online document, which calls for organized support for India’s deadly farmers’ protests. Ravi, a leader of the Indian...
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    Historian, author and activist Ramachandra Guha (C) and various human rights organisation stage a demonstration against the arrest of the activist Disha Ravi by Delhi police for her alleged involvement in the instigation of violence during the farmers protest on India's Republic Day, in Bangalore on February 15, 2021. MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images Authorities...
    By The Associated Press Des Moines Register. Feb. 11, 2021. Editorial: A silver lining of this pandemic: Iowans are connecting with health care providers Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines recently received an unexpected allocation of COVID-19 vaccines. It quickly organized a weekend “pop-up” clinic, made appointments over the telephone and got shots into the...
    The arrest of a female environmental activist in the wake of Delhi’s farmers’ movement has sparked outrage in India. Disha Ravi, a resident of Bangalore, has been arrested by the Delhi Police for using the ‘tool kit’ of internationally renowned youth Greta Dunberg in support of the farmers’ movement. The whole of India is...
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan small businesses, agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations damaged by excessive rain Sept. 30 can apply for federal loans. The low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available in Alger, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Emmet, Luce, Mackinac and Schoolcraft counties, the U.S. Small Business Administration said. Loan amounts...
    NEW DELHI (AP) — Scores of people demonstrated in the Indian cities of Bengaluru and Mumbai on Monday after a climate activist was arrested for circulating a document on social media supporting months of massive protests by farmers. Disha Ravi, 22, was arrested in Bengaluru on Saturday. Police said at a news conference on...
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    New Delhi (CNN)Supporters of a young climate activist arrested in India over a farmers' protest "toolkit," later shared by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, have called for her release. Delhi police confirmed the arrest of Disha Ravi, who is in her early 20s, in a tweet on Sunday that accused her of being a "key...
    By Chandini Monnappa and Rupam Jain BENGALURU (Reuters) - Indian opposition politicians and activists on Monday condemned the arrest of a 22-year-old climate activist after she was accused of helping disseminate a document by Greta Thunberg promoting farmer protests. Police picked up Disha Ravi from her home in Bengaluru and took her to Delhi for...
    NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian climate activist has been arrested for circulating a document on social media that allegedly incited protesting farmers to turn violent last month, leaving one protester dead and about 400 police officers injured during clashes in the Indian capital, police said Sunday. Disha Ravi, 22, was arrested in the southern...
    Haryana Agriculture Minister Jai Parkash Dalal’s comment on farmers’ death at the Delhi borders during the ongoing protests has irked people across the country. His response that the farmers would have died even if they had been back home has created a huge stir. Taapsee Pannu and Richa Chadha have expressed their disappointment on Twitter...
    New Delhi (CNN)Rows of tents clog a six-lane highway outside the Indian capital of New Delhi where thousands of farmers are protesting against new farm laws. CNN's Vedika Sud spent several hours at the Ghazipur camp on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border talking to farmers about their fears. She found a group of passionate people who...
    By BRIAN GRIMMETT, Kansas News Service KINSLEY, Kan. (AP) — In the late 1980s, drought left the wells that supply water to the city of Hays and Russell in western Kansas precariously low. The near-catastrophe sent city leaders on the hunt for more water. “We were just trying to survive from one year to the...
    HOUSTON, Texas -- Houston's Freedmen's Town began in 1865 by newly freed slaves from Texas and Louisiana.It became a home for families back then, and now it is home to a farmers market fighting the area's food desert status, and helping Black and Brown-owned businesses.Sade Perkins has lived in the neighborhood for several years, but...
    Fourth generation cattle rancher Loren Poncia has made Stemple Creek Ranch carbon positive. He's implemented rotational cattle grazing systems that allow soil and grass to recover, applied compost on pastures and planted worm farms and chicory that aerate the soil.Courtesy of Paige Green FarmerResearch suggests removing carbon already in the atmosphere and replenishing soil worldwide...
    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a group of Nigerian farmers and fishermen can sue Royal Dutch Shell PLC in English courts over pollution in a region where the oil giant has a subsidiary. The justices said Shell has a “duty of care” to the claimants over the actions of its Nigerian...
    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a group of Nigerian farmers and fishermen can sue Royal Dutch Shell PLC in English courts over pollution in a region where the oil giant has a subsidiary. The justices said Shell has a “duty of care” to the claimants over the actions of its Nigerian...
    Robots are replacing unskilled migrants in American farm jobs, but farmers still want skilled migrants to operate the robots, says the president of a major farm advocacy group. “While advances in robotics have replaced some farm jobs, we need skilled employees to manage that equipment,” said Zippy Duvall, the president of the American Farm Bureau Federation....
    Just weeks after controversy raged over useless government food handouts for poor children, an opportunity has arisen: buy the tons of quality English cheese languishing in warehouses after the Westminster-imposed hospitality shutdown and post it directly to people in need. With the United Kingdom approaching the first anniversary of its coronavirus lockdown, the hospitality industry...