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How Greenland’s melting glaciers could boost climate-friendly farming

The glacial rock flour left behind by a retreating ice sheet is \”kind of wonder material,\” says a Greenlandic geologist. NUUK FJORD, Greenland — On a shore near Greenland’s capital Nuuk, a local scientist points to a paradox emerging as the island’s glaciers retreat: one of the most alarming consequences of global warming could deliver …

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How Jamaica Is Rebuilding Its Economy Using Sustainable Bamboo

When David Stedeford, a UK-born paper-manufacturer vacationed with his family in Jamaica several years ago, his expert eye quickly noticed the agricultural potential of the land he saw. Little did he know that this recreational trip would later lead him to conceptualize a new manufacturing facility, with the capacity to produce 250,000 metric tonnes of …

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