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Even activities that may seem dull to students, such as weeding, can become exciting, when they are asked the right questions. (...) (To investigate, leave a square metre of the bed with weeds.) Are they useful? Can we eat them? Feed them to animals? (...) By reflecting on these questions, relationships are made to subjects like natural science and ecology, and to less obvious subjects such as: health (some weeds may have medicinal use); arts (looking at colours and shapes, painting and pressing interesting weeds); and music, language and local culture (finding songs or sayings about the weeds, writing a small report/story).
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Score: 1452656.25 - https://www.fao.org/schoolgarden/fs3_en.htm
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FROM THE FIELD: Weeding out Mexico’s unwanted beach invader | | UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search the United Nations Search Advanced Search Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv   Subscribe Audio Hub FROM THE FIELD: Weeding out Mexico’s unwanted beach invader UNDP Mexico/Emily Mkrtichian Sargassum seaweed has blighted some of Mexico's most pristine beaches. 21 January 2020 Climate and Environment An invasive species of seaweed which has blighted tourist beaches in Mexico has become more aggressive due to the heating effects of climate change.  (...) UNDP Mexico/Emily Mkrtichian Scientists say an increase in the temperature of the sea, caused by climate change has allowed the Sargassum weed to spread, filling coastal waters and blocking sunlight essential to the growth of indigenous sea grasses and other plants.  (...) climate change | From the Field Related Stories FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment FROM THE FIELD: Costa Rica communities fight duel COVID and climate threat FROM THE FIELD: Indian Ocean perfume islands threatened by climate change News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Shrinking biodiversity poses major risk to the future of global food and agriculture, landmark UN report shows 22 February 2019 Climate and Environment With the biodiversity of plants cultivated for food shrinking, the global population’s health, livelihoods and environment are under severe threat.
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Score: 1428381 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/01/1055691
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Following the successful control of the biggest desert locust upsurge witnessed in decades, Kenya has taken lead in the development of a Migratory and Invasive Pests and Weeds Management Strategy. ‘The lessons learnt from the desert locust invasion and the emergence of new invasive pests and weeds has exposed the gaps related to institutional and overall coordination structures; human capacity and resources; communication, knowledge and information systems’ noted Hon. (...) Following the successful control of the biggest desert locust upsurge witnessed in decades, Kenya has taken lead in the development of a Migratory and Invasive Pests and Weeds Management Strategy. ‘The lessons learnt from the desert locust invasion and the emergence of new invasive pests and weeds has exposed the gaps related to institutional and overall coordination structures; human capacity and resources; communication, knowledge and information systems’ noted Hon. (...) Following the successful control of the biggest desert locust upsurge witnessed in decades, Kenya has taken lead in the development of a Migratory and Invasive Pests and Weeds Management Strategy. ‘The lessons learnt from the desert locust invasion and the emergence of new invasive pests and weeds has exposed the gaps related to institutional and overall coordination structures; human capacity and resources; communication, knowledge and information systems’ noted Hon.
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Score: 1403664.6 - https://www.fao.org/kenya/news/detail-events/en/c/1471396/
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Monsanto lawsuit ruling a ‘significant recognition’ of victims’ human rights, say UN rights experts | | UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search the United Nations Search Advanced Search Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv   Subscribe Audio Hub Monsanto lawsuit ruling a ‘significant recognition’ of victims’ human rights, say UN rights experts UN News UN experts said the $290 million jury award to a terminally-ill American on 10 August, 2018, who claimed his cancer was caused by a Monsanto manufactured weed killer, was a significant recognition of victims human rights. 15 August 2018 Health The court decision to award nearly $290 million to a terminally-ill man from the United States who claimed his cancer was caused by a herbicide in a commercial weed killer, has been welcomed by two United Nations human rights experts as a “significant recognition” of the responsibilities that chemical companies have to consumers. (...) A court in California on Friday ruled that chemical giant Monsanto should compensate Dewayne Johnson, a school groundskeeper, after a jury found the company did not place a warning label on its weed killers, stating that their widespread use could cause terminal cancer. (...) They said the court’s decision reflects a 2015 assessment that glyphosate, a herbicide, was classified by the World Health Organization ( WHO ) as “probably carcinogenic to humans”.
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Score: 1399287.3 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/08/1017102
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Single axle tractor equipment is a specific option that can be used if there are appropriate service-infrastructures and farmer capacities and when economic and social conditions permit it. Other tasks related maintaining soil cover and preparing the land can be done with weed wipes and adequate spraying technology which eliminate the task of weeding to a large extent. (...) Weeding is conducted at critical times to avoid the establishment of weeds and crop damage. Late weeding of previous crops is done to prevent setting of weed seeds.
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Score: 1384781.6 - https://www.fao.org/sustainabl...operations/crop-production/en/
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Single axle tractor equipment is a specific option that can be used if there are appropriate service-infrastructures and farmer capacities and when economic and social conditions permit it. Other tasks related maintaining soil cover and preparing the land can be done with weed wipes and adequate spraying technology which eliminate the task of weeding to a large extent. (...) Weeding is conducted at critical times to avoid the establishment of weeds and crop damage. Late weeding of previous crops is done to prevent setting of weed seeds.
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Score: 1380843.1 - https://www.fao.org/sustainabl...-operations/cropproduction/ru/
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Single axle tractor equipment is a specific option that can be used if there are appropriate service-infrastructures and farmer capacities and when economic and social conditions permit it. Other tasks related maintaining soil cover and preparing the land can be done with weed wipes and adequate spraying technology which eliminate the task of weeding to a large extent. (...) Weeding is conducted at critical times to avoid the establishment of weeds and crop damage. Late weeding of previous crops is done to prevent setting of weed seeds.
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Score: 1380843.1 - https://www.fao.org/sustainabl...operations/crop-production/ar/
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Single axle tractor equipment is a specific option that can be used if there are appropriate service-infrastructures and farmer capacities and when economic and social conditions permit it. Other tasks related maintaining soil cover and preparing the land can be done with weed wipes and adequate spraying technology which eliminate the task of weeding to a large extent. (...) Weeding is conducted at critical times to avoid the establishment of weeds and crop damage. Late weeding of previous crops is done to prevent setting of weed seeds.
Language:English
Score: 1380843.1 - https://www.fao.org/sustainabl...tion/guidelines-operations/ru/
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Single axle tractor equipment is a specific option that can be used if there are appropriate service-infrastructures and farmer capacities and when economic and social conditions permit it. Other tasks related maintaining soil cover and preparing the land can be done with weed wipes and adequate spraying technology which eliminate the task of weeding to a large extent. (...) Weeding is conducted at critical times to avoid the establishment of weeds and crop damage. Late weeding of previous crops is done to prevent setting of weed seeds.
Language:English
Score: 1380843.1 - https://www.fao.org/sustainabl...tion/guidelines-operations/ar/
Data Source: un
Single axle tractor equipment is a specific option that can be used if there are appropriate service-infrastructures and farmer capacities and when economic and social conditions permit it. Other tasks related maintaining soil cover and preparing the land can be done with weed wipes and adequate spraying technology which eliminate the task of weeding to a large extent. (...) Weeding is conducted at critical times to avoid the establishment of weeds and crop damage. Late weeding of previous crops is done to prevent setting of weed seeds.
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Score: 1373145.7 - https://www.fao.org/sustainabl.../guidelines/cropproduction/zh/
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