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INSIGHT- FATHERS HERCULEAN STRENGTH FOR HIS SON AND ACHILLES INTERNATIONAL HELPS ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES SHINE – 09.14.17

James Raffone’s son was diagnosed with duchenne muscular dystrophy 4 years ago and his father hasn’t stopped moving since through his creation of the Jar of Hope Foundation which spreads awareness, raises vital funds and works with the medical community in developing a cure.  Join James and his family Saturday September 16, 2017 along with over 2,000 participants to set a new …

Sheep graze in a dry field near the town of McFarland in California's Central Valley, August 24, 2016.
The Central Valley is the states agriculture hub producing vast quanities of fruits, vegetables, nuts as well as dairy, beef and lamb but has been struggle through five years of drought. / AFP / Robyn BECK        (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

GEORGINA GUSTIN – 2017: Agriculture Begins to Tackle Its Role in Climate Change

By allowing countries to decide how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the landmark Paris climate agreement opened the door to new solutions. And over the past year, many countries, particularly in the developing world, decided that an especially effective way to reach those targets is through their farms. Nearly 80 percent of the countries said they would use agricultural practices …