Solutions journalism is news about how communities and organizations are responding to social and environmental problems. This collection contains solutions stories about farmers and businesses that are trying out a suite of new farming models with environmental and social benefits. In Brazil, a syntropic farming technique is mimicking nature to prove that pesticides are not necessary for a high crop yield. A movement towards growing food in agroforests is allowing Hawaiian farms to be self-sustaining and climate resilient. The UK is reckoning with degraded soil after decades of over-ploughing and ground cover crops are helping revitalize the soil. In southern Appalachia, botanists are teaming up with a medicinal plant company to improve native populations, and researchers in California are replacing pesticides with beneficial insects and biodegradable chemicals, while others are building soil health to fight climate change.
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