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Biden-Harris Administration Committed to Building Resilient Agricultural Supply Chains


Soil degradation: over one-third of the Corn Belt, the epicenter of American corn and soybean production, has lost its carbon-rich top soil.  Credit: Bigstock. Opinion by Esther Ngumbi (urbana, illinois) Friday, February 26, 2021 Inter Press Service URBANA, Illinois, Feb 26 (IPS) – The White House, under the Presidency of Joe …

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The Biden administration buys 100,000 doses of a combination antibody treatment for high-risk Covid-19 patients.

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The federal government has agreed to buy 100,000 doses of a recently authorized Covid-19 treatment from Eli Lilly, increasing the supply of such drugs for patients who are high risk of becoming seriously ill but are not yet hospitalized. Under the deal, announced on Friday, the government will pay $210 …

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Renewed, More Ambitious Targets of Paris Agreement Needed

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As a small island developing state, Saint Lucia is disproportionately vulnerable to external economic shocks and extreme climate-related events that can instantly erase decades of its development gains. A new report by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) states that many countries have strengthened their commitments to …

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His rescue at a London protest inspired Michelle Obama and Prince Harry. Now, Patrick Hutchinson is turning his moment into a movement

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Last summer, when he rescued a man at a London protest that had turned violent, Hutchinson unwittingly stepped onto the world stage. It wasn’t something Hutchinson, now 50, had planned — but now he is using the newfound fame for good. “I didn’t see color,” Hutchinson said. “I just saw …

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