Showing posts from March 15, 2011

Agroecology Could Double Food Production in 10 Years, Says New UN report

 [8 March 2011] GENEVA   Organic garden. l.p. photo Today, the Special Rapporteur presented his new report “Agro-ecology and the right to food” before the UN Human Rights Council. Based on an extensive review of recent scientific literature, the report demonstrates that agroecology, if sufficiently supported, can double food production in entire regions within 10 years while mitigating climate change and alleviating rural poverty. Full story here.

Leaning Into Veganism: Kathy Freston on Why Eating More Plant-Based Foods Can Save Your Life and the Planet

AlterNet/By Tara Lohan Mar 15'11 Freston's new book makes 10 bold promises about ditching dairy and meat products. Full story here. Salad photo by l.p.

The Harper Government Chooses Big Oil Over Our Students (Video)