Browsing the "Industrial Agriculture" Tag

Food Rules: Michael Pollan on the Problems of Using Industrial Agriculture for Fuel – an RSA Animated Lecture

June 25th, 2012 | by ecolocalizer

One of the most inspiring and brilliant minds of our time, Michael Pollan speaks with a sense of truth not commonly found in our era of dis-information and corporate high-jacked press. In this amazing animated short, Pollan speaks about the challenges of a world that has enough land to feed everybody, and the ways in which industrial agriculture is corrupting our future, polluting our fertile soil, and manifesting world hunger for the sake of cheap fuel

Saving Heirloom Seeds with Crowd Sourcing

March 31st, 2012 | by ecolocalizer

This great post by Patricia Larenas is a reprint from one of the many blogs in our network: Multi-National corporations continue to develop agricultural strategies which indirectly destroys food crop biodiversity. I’m getting ready to sow my Three Heart Lettuce seeds and be part of a volunteer team that is evaluating a special heirloom variety of lettuce that is in danger of extinction. Just like rare wild plants and animals, food crops can disappear forever

Back to Top ↑
  • Advertisements

  • Other IM Network Sites

  • City Planning

  • Urban Renewal

  • Bikeability / Walkability

  • Go Solar

    Going solar is one of the best ways you can cut your footprint and your bills at the same time. Check out what solar panels cost at your house, or head over to Cost of Solar to get your free report on how much solar could save you... and the planet!
  • Search the IM Network

  • The content produced by this site is for entertainment purposes only. Opinions and comments published on this site may not be sanctioned by, and do not necessarily represent the views of Sustainable Enterprises Media, Inc., its owners, sponsors, affiliates, or subsidiaries.