Children hold signs during one of many worldwide "March Against Monsanto" protests against Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and agrochemicals, in Los Angeles, California October 12, 2013. Photo by Reuters In a side column to the article ... Thanhnien, 5 days ago
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by Jonathan Latham, PhD January 7, 2014 http://www.independentsciencenews.org/science-media/fakethrough-gmos-and-the-capitulation-of-science-journalism/ Good journalism examines its sources critically, it takes nothing at face value, places its ...Scoop, 1 week ago
[embedded content] With a growing population and improving diets there is a need to double our food supply by 2050. Identify three measures you would take to meet this demand. Identify one of your measures from your list and post your solution ...Peak Oil, 1 week ago
International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) which advocated the use of agroecological approaches in sustainability initiatives. The following year, the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur ...Third World Network, 2 weeks ago
(Image: La Via Campesina)The term peasant often conjures up images of medieval serfs out of touch with the ways of the world around them. Such thinking is out of date. Today, peasants proudly and powerfully put forward effective strategies to feed ...Peak Oil, 1 month ago
) [ii]Zimmerer, K. S. (2013). The compatibility of agricultural intensification in a global hotspot of smallholder agrobiodiversity (Bolivia). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(8), 2769-74. ...Third World Network, 1 month ago
Since the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) report was released in 2008, there has been growing awareness of the importance of a more sustainable way to ensure global food security ...Third World Network, 1 month ago
One city (Oxford). Two conferences on opposite sides of the road, both on agriculture - yet with two quite different world views. The Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) for the past 60-plus years has presented the Establishment view. It acknowledges ...Huffington Post UK, 1 month ago
6th January 2014 Today we are launching our 'Manifesto for a new agriculture' at the Oxford Real Farming Conference 2014. A key theme is 'agroecology' - farming that takes its lead from nature. It conceives each farm as a mini-ecosystem, and ...Ecologist, 1 month ago
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