Vox Populi

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Paul Brown: Food industry is cooking the planet

One of the biggest contributors to climate change is the agricultural food industry, but the political will to tackle the issue is lacking.

May 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Courtney White: Farming Like the Earth Matters

Many young people in agriculture today are looking to the past and discovering that nature’s model works best. It is easy to forget that once upon a time all agriculture … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · 6 Comments

Video: Facing a Post-Antibiotic Age

The emergence of pathogens resistant to even our antibiotics of last resort has raised the specter of a “post-antibiotic age” in which drugs to fight infections may be useless. This … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

UN Report: Small-scale organic farming is the only way the world can feed itself

Farming in rich and poor nations alike should shift from monoculture towards greater varieties of crops, reduced use of fertilizers and other inputs, greater support for small-scale farmers, and more … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

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