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Composted Reads for the week of 2023 January 27

Story of the week Revealed: how US transition to electric cars threatens environmental havoc   The US’s transition to electric vehicles could require three times as much lithium as is currently produced for the entire global market, causing needless water shortages, Indigenous land grabs, and ecosystem destruction inside and outside its borders, new research finds.Continue reading “Composted Reads for the week of 2023 January 27”

Composted reads for the 3rd week of May 2022

From the genus of tall perennial plants in the family Asteraceae we look at things that pollute our earth.

Seed banks: the last line of defense against a global food crisis

Humans have increasingly relied on fewer and fewer crop varieties that can be mass-produced and shipped around the world. Two in five of the world’s plant species are at risk of extinction; and therefore we need to safeguard seeds, for the next generations.