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70 percent of freshwater is used for agriculture

70 percent of freshwater is used for agriculture

70 percent of freshwater is used for agriculture The World Bank says that in most regions of the world, over 70 percent of freshwater is used for agriculture. By 2050, feeding a planet of 9 billion people will require an estimated 50 percent increase in agricultural production and a 15 percent increase in water withdrawals. The USGS says that…

Soil moisture monitoring: more important than you might think

Soil moisture monitoring: more important than you might think

Soil moisture monitoring: more important than you think Soil moisture monitoring improves agriculture, both ecologically and economically. Then, I’ll examine some of soil moisture monitoring’s less widely known—yet still extremely important—use cases. Finally, to aid you in your soil moisture monitoring goals, I’ll also investigate several different options for soil moisture monitoring. The California Almond…

Other great examples of landscape conservation collaboration

Other great examples of landscape conservation collaboration

Other great examples of landscape conservation collaboration The Chesapeake Conservancy as an example of a partnership that brought together 80 conservation partners across the watershed. Their model of participation and open access allowed the partnership to fit in a multitude of priorities and move forward on multi-benefit conservation. The Open Space Institute spearheading capital campaigns, land acquisitions, and park…

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