6 Big Ag giants control nearly 70 percent of the world's seed market, much of which has been genetically-modified so they can reap profits on every seed they sell.
4 global corporations control 75% of all global grain trade.
Top 10 global food processing companies control 26% of the global food markets.
Animal livestock (beef, chicken, etc.) -- mostly grown on industrial factory farms -- is responsible for 18 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, more than the combined exhaust of all motor vehicles worldwide.
As a mostly-vegetarian scientist and smallholding farmer, it was my new challenge to consider the role of animals in an ecological farming system aimed at both protecting nature and feeding the world equitably.
Inspired by the...
Options for reducing livestock production and consumption to fit within ecological limits, with a focus in Europe.
The Mexican government is likely to authorise the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) corn in Mexico. And until now Mexican citizens, with the help of organisations like Greenpeace , have managed to prevent agribusiness giants...
Too many countries have in history experienced the devastation of not only failed harvests, but also gross agricultural policy mismanagement.
The Great Famine of the 1930s in the Ukraine, which resulted in millions starving to death...
When a warning comes loud and clear from someone who has lived through what can only be described as agricultural Armageddon, it’s usually a good idea to heed their advice.
This week Greenpeace has linked European farmers,...
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