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Deepak Ray: Climate change is affecting crop yields and reducing global food supplies

Feeding a growing world population in a changing climate will require a global-scale transformation of agriculture.

July 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Vandana Shiva: Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Forest

The war against the Earth began with this idea of separateness. Its contemporary seeds were sown when the living Earth was transformed into dead matter to facilitate the industrial revolution. Monocultures replaced diversity. “Raw materials” and “dead matter” replaced a vibrant Earth.

May 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Raj Patel & Tracy Matsue Loeffelholz: How to Feed Ourselves in a Time of Climate Crisis

Changing the food system is the most important thing humans can do to fix our broken carbon cycles. Meanwhile, food security is all about adaptation when you’re dealing with crazy … Continue reading

October 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mayo Clinic: Why Choose Organic Foods?

Many factors influence the decision to choose organic food. Some people choose organic food because they prefer the taste. Yet others opt for organic because of concerns such as: Pesticides. … Continue reading

April 27, 2016 · 3 Comments

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