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A global food crisis may be less than a decade away | Sara Menker

TED Published on Oct 26, 2017 Sara Menker quit a career in commodities trading to figure out how the global value chain of agriculture works. Her discoveries have led to some startling predictions: “We could have a tipping point in … Continue reading

Report: Monsanto Ran Spying and Intimidation Campaign Against Critics

Aug 09, 2019 An explosive new report by The Guardian reveals that U.S. agribusiness giant Monsanto ran a “fusion center” to surveil and discredit journalists and activists who publicly criticized or wrote damning reports about Monsanto’s weed killer Roundup. Documents … Continue reading

I’m a journalist. Monsanto built a step-by-step strategy to destroy my reputation | Carey Gillam | Opinion | The Guardian

Carey Gillam interviews Dewayne ‘Lee’ Johnson, the first cancer patient to beat Monsanto in court. Photograph: Araceli Johnson Fri 9 Aug 2019 06.00 BST Last modified on Fri 9 Aug 2019 17.03 BST Company records show an action plan that … Continue reading

Documents Reveal Monsanto Surveilled Journalists, Activists & Even Musician Neil Young

Democracy Now! Published on Aug 9, 2019 Explosive new documents reveal the U.S. agribusiness giant Monsanto ran a “fusion center” to surveil and discredit journalists and activists who criticized or wrote damning reports about Monsanto, as well as legendary singer-songwriter … Continue reading

How to change your diet to shrink your carbon footprint

CBC News: The National Published on Aug 9, 2019 We look at the most common foods and meals that have a larger carbon footprint than you might think. Food-matters,

How our food is grown and consumed is making climate change worse. What can we do?

Published on Aug 8, 2019 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is warning of a devastating global feedback loop around how humans produce and consume food. A new report urges immediate action on agricultural practices that contribute to greenhouse gas … Continue reading

New IPCC Report Warns of Vicious Cycle Between Soil Degradation and Climate Change

Published on Aug 8, 2019 Greenpeace’s Diana Ruiz discusses the new IPCC Climate report, “Climate Change and Land,” which issues a dire warning about how climate change and destructive land use reinforce each other, leading to serious threats for human … Continue reading

Flooded farms: Non-stop rain creates ‘agricultural disaster’ in Alberta

Published on Aug 8, 2019 Following a summer of heavy rain and flooding, Lac Ste. Anne County is declaring a state of agricultural disaster. Meet an Alberta farmer who’s already lost one-third of this year’s crop. Food-matters,

Eat less meat: Climate report urges change to world food system

Published on Aug 8, 2019 A new report by the International Panel on Climate Change says the global food system is taking too high a toll on the land. The solution? Change the way we eat. Food-matters,  

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment – 2005

The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment assessed the consequences of ecosystem change for human well-being. From 2001 to 2005, the MA involved the work of more than 1,360 experts worldwide. Their findings provide a state-of-the-art scientific appraisal of the condition and trends … Continue reading