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How women in Iowa are leading farmland conservation efforts

PBS NewsHour Mar 7, 2020 Each year, produce like corn and soybeans are grown on millions of acres of Iowa farmland. While the bulk of the farming is conducted by men, roughly half of the state’s farmland is owned, or … Continue reading

TEDxMasala – Dr Vandana Shiva – Solutions to the food and ecological crisis facing us today.

TEDx Talks Sep 25, 2012 TEDx Talks In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers … Continue reading

Bill 156: The “Ag Gag”?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin Published on Feb 26, 2020 There’s a debate underway at Queen’s Park over the welfare of animals on farms. The government says it’s trying to protect farmers and animals from trespassers; the opposition thinks the … Continue reading

Glyphosate’s Destruction of the Microbiome

The Institute for Responsible Technology Feb 25, 2020 What is going on with your pet’s biome? Is glyphosate to blame? Dr. Royal exposes the truth in this short video. SHARE with a pet lover! Food-matters,

Boston|No Passport Required | PBS

No Passport Required   Boston   02/17/2020 Host Marcus Samuelsson goes to the greater Boston area to learn more about Portuguese, Brazilian, and Cape Verdean food traditions. Marcus eats Portuguese chowder with halibut on a fishing boat, visits a Portuguese marketplace … Continue reading

Swarm Of Locusts DEVOUR Everything In Their Path | Planet Earth | BBC Earth

BBC Earth Apr 10, 2017 Stunning footage of one of Planet Earth’s greatest spectacles, the swarm of the Desert Locust – Eggs that have remained in the ground for twenty years now begin to hatch. Considering that an adult Locust … Continue reading

Kenya suffers worst locust infestation in 70 years

CGTN Africa Feb 8, 2020 Kenya is reeling from a locust invasion described as the worst in 70 years. And it appears there’s no end in sight. The government has deployed chemical spraying aircraft, but the locusts continue to devastate … Continue reading

A humanitarian crisis looms in Africa unless we act fast to stop the desert locust | Global development | The Guardian

  The destructive migratory pest threatens catastrophe as it swarms through countries already plagued by food insecurity Qu Dongyu and Mark Lowcock Wed 12 Feb 2020 02.00 EST A farmer tries to chase away a swarm of desert locusts in … Continue reading

EPA’s criminal approval of glyphosate vs Kellogg’s fantastic announcement

The Institute for Responsible Technology Feb 12, 2020 Did you know that farmers can spray Roundup on grains and beans to dry them out, just days before harvest. Kellogg’s recently announced that it will be phasing out the use of … Continue reading

These young Brooklyn farmers grow nutritious greens in shipping containers | Pioneers For Our Planet

World Economic Forum Jan 29, 2020 Square Roots are teaching young people how to farm sustainably. This film was shot in 2018. Since then, Square Roots has developed its own technology specifically tailored to its model and has evolved its … Continue reading