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Organic mulch lets insect pollinators do their job

Organic mulch lets insect pollinators do their job | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
Researchers compared the effects of nontillage weed control methods, including polyethylene black plastic, woodchips, shredded newspaper, a combination of shredded newspaper plus grass clippings, and bare soil (control) on soil characteristics, squash pollination and fruit production, and squash bee nesting. Shredded newspaper combined with grass clippings was determined to be effective mulch material that improved crop performance with no apparent negative impacts on squash bee nesting or on squash floral resources and pollination.
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EU, UNEP Strengthen Collaboration on Environment, Climate Change - Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

EU, UNEP Strengthen Collaboration on Environment, Climate Change - Sustainable Development Policy & Practice | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
The European Commission and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which lays the foundation for continued collaboration on environment and climate change issues. Under the terms of the MOU, the European Commission and UNEP and will engage in more targeted cooperation on such areas as climate change, green economy, biodiversity and the new mercury convention.
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