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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Antibiotic-Free

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Nearly 80 percent of the antibiotics in the U.S. aren’t used on people. They’re used on animals—animals we eat—and most aren’t even sick. Low-level doses of antibiotics for extended periods of time are used mainly to increase animal weight gain. Livestock ranchers Bill and Nicolette Niman share their insights on the growing movement to remove sub-therapeutic antibiotics from American beef.

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57 (The Average Age of the American Farmer)

57 is the average age of US farmers. See what’s next in education and green collar jobs.

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57 (The Average Age of the American Farmer)

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Food Security

Food: deserts, security, sovereignty — terms, culture and politics for feeding the world.

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Food Security

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Urban Farming

Farming on rooftops and in vacant lots connects urbanites to where their food comes from.

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Urban Farming

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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Water

Agriculture depends on water. Find out where our water comes from and how to conserve it.

3:24

Water

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What Is The Lexicon of Sustainability?

A new lexicon connects you with the people and principles that define sustainability.

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What Is The Lexicon of Sustainability?

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