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  1. Sustainable Agriculture in US and China

    May 10, 2022

    On the webinar "Climate Action Down on the Farm" hosted by the Wilson Center China Environment Forum Karen spoke about "Success in Sustainable Agriculture to Combat Climate Change in the US and China". Her presentation starts at 54:20. Climate Webinar

  2. Microplastics in Soil – Small Size Big Impact on U.S. and Chinese Agriculture

    Apr 29, 2022

    Ocean plastic pollution looms large as a growing threat to both marine ecosystems and seafood safety. Sadly, microplastics polluting the soil is an even bigger, yet less visible, threat to food security that demands more attention and action. As much as 23 times more microplastics are dumped on agricultural soils than are disposed of in the ocean. To learn more go to the New Security Beat

  3. The Dirt on Agricultural Plastic Pollution of the Soil in the U.S. and China

    Mar 10, 2022

    The global consumption of plastic mulch is almost 2 million tons per year, of which about 75 percent is used in China. Because of the extensive and continuous use of plastic mulch, agricultural plastic film residual pollution is uniquely Chinese. To learn more go to New Security Beat