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Farm Hands Charlotte: Micro-funding new farmers

Local farmer William Lyons says it is an uncomfortable truth that most farmers are only able to earn a small portion of their income from farming and encourages the public to become more involved in the quality of the food that sustains them.
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The Sun’s Electrifying Future Solar Power is a Worldwide Eco-Goldmine

Making the most of the “alchemy of sunlight” that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Daniel Yergin writes about in The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World, has required a global village of inventors, visionaries, scientists and engineers.
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Mission: Animal Rescue Big and Small, Need Our Help

“Pets are considered property, and until that changes, it’s harder to make a difference." ~Diane Sullivan, assistant dean and professor, Massachusetts School of Law
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Bugs Linked to Factory Farm Antibiotics: Cause of Most Urinary Tract Infections

The bacteria E. coli now causes 75 to 95 percent of all urinary tract infections, and research from Iowa State University has confirmed that such occurrences are linked to factory farms that use antibiotics.