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Farmers More Likely to be Green if They Talk to Their Neighbors, According to MSU Research

July 27, 2011

Wolong farmers Besides helping each other plant and harvest, rural Chinese neighbors also influence each other's environmental behavior--farmers are more likely to reenroll their land in a conservation program if they talk to their neighbors about it. Full Story

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