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nature fights back algae poisoned by toxic run-off from local industry farming creates lethal fumes that ‘can kill you in seconds’ & smells so bad it keeps locals up at night
"Planting as many trees as possible would reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere by about nine gigatons each year, according to Pamela McElwee, a professor of human ecology at Rutgers University and one of the report’s lead authors. But it would also increase food prices as much ...Read More
Branding agroecology as a backward-looking, do-nothing approach to traditional agriculture is a defensive response to the failures of Green Revolution practices. In fact, agroecological sciences offer just the kinds of innovations small-scale farmers need to increase soil fertility, raise productivity, improve food and nutrition security, and build climate resilience.
Livestock farming is destroying our planet. (...) Plant-based diets, insect farming, lab-grown meat and genetically modified animals have all been proposed as potential solutions. Which is best? All of these combined, say researchers.
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Your Questions About Food and Climate Change, Answered
Julia Moskin, Brad Plumer, Rebecca Lieberman, Eden Weingart, Nadja Popovichnytimes.com ↗︎
An easy read worth sharing with skeptical friends on food and its environmental impact.