Saturday links

Every Saturday’s post on AgriTapestry is a collection of agriculture, agritecture, urban farming and gardening related links, often stories that have come up during the week. Here’s this week’s:

Science, experiment and research

Volunteer researchers helping protect the iconic Yellow Box eucalypt (ABC)

On breeding almonds in Australia (Harvest/Radio Adelaide)

Reversing climate change by restoring environments, with the help of a few weeds (ABC/Radio National)

Maybe peer review should be done by the people who’ll use agricultural science research, not just by other scientists (The Conversation)

Around Australia and around the world

Foreign ownership of our farms – pros, cons and future food security (ABC)

Farmers urged to help rip up 750,000 fruit trees in Victoria (The Guardian

The 2013 Food Sovereignty Prize goes to… a group of farmers in Haiti (Inter Press Services)

The mystery of the shifting tropical rain belt in Africa – a Science and Comics interview (The Waveform Diary)

Corn and chardonnay in the Cotswolds – farmers betting on climate change (The Last Word On Nothing)

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