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BLM Finalizes Oil and Gas Rule

Expert BlogUnited StatesJosh Axelrod
The Bureau of Land Management finalized its onshore oil and gas rule to hold industry accountable for cleanup, limit speculation, and improve taxpayer returns.

Reducing Water Loss Requires Upgrading Aging Ag Water Infrastructure

Expert BlogCaliforniaArohi Sharma
California’s ag sector will continue to struggle with unsustainable water use until it addresses broader inefficiencies across its aging water delivery system. Upgrades to California’s water delivery system, such as lining canals to reduce seepage, pressurizing water delivery pipes, installing…

No Need to Reinvent the Forest

Expert BlogUnited StatesGabrielle Habeeb, Rita Frost, Carolyn Ramírez
Forests have a major role to play in combating the climate crisis. However, this is not a problem we can solve by incentivizing more logging.

Reducing Food Waste for the Climate, Nature, and People

Expert BlogUnited StatesAndrea Collins
Reducing food loss and waste offers an opportunity to address many of our world’s existential challenges, including combating the climate crisis and biodiversity loss, improving environmental health protections, and fighting racial injustice.

Cover Crops Are a Smart Investment

Expert BlogUnited StatesClaire O'Connor, Lara Bryant

White House FY25 budget requests funding for cover crops to support clean water, fight climate change, and build resilience on farms.

USDA Grants for Food Waste Reduction 

Expert BlogUnited StatesMadeline Keating
Composting and food waste reduction cooperative grants provide critical federal funding for cities and counties.

2022 Census of Agriculture on Cover Crops

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Lara Bryant
Every five years, the Census of Agriculture provides snapshot of US farming, from farmer demographics and farm size, to crops planted, to management practices that farmers use. USDA recently made the 2022 Census data public, and there is positive news…

World Wetlands Day: A Call to Action for U.S. Wetlands Preservation

Expert BlogUnited StatesJon Devine
Today marks World Wetlands Day, a day to celebrate and raise awareness of wetlands' vital role in our ecosystem and lives. However, in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s Sackett v. EPA decision gutting federal wetlands protections, this year's commemoration…