March 7, 2021

Black farmers embrace practices of climate resiliency

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By Leah Penniman From Nation Of Change Chief Zogli looked weary as he scratched a notch in his doorpost to record the weather. “Still no rain,” he says with resignation. The chickens pecked lazily in the dust and the goats foraged for the last of the dropped grains beneath the emptying corn crib. In this […]

Hurricane Matthew closes Florida, Caribbean ports

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From JOC.COM Hurricane Matthew has disrupted vessel traffic, closed ports at Caribbean hubs and in Florida, and raised alarms farther up the US South Atlantic coast as the killer storm moves north. The hurricane slammed into eastern Haiti on Tuesday as a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 145 miles an hour before moving […]