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World Food Supply Suffers when Pollinators Do

Posted: 04.19.2016 no comments

 

“The birds and the bees need help. Also, the butterflies, moths, wasps, beetles and bats. Without an international effort, a new report warns, increasing numbers of species that promote the growth of hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of food each year face extinction.

Pollinators, including some 20,000 species of wild bees, contribute to the growth of fruit, vegetables and many nuts, as well as flowering plants. Plants that depend on pollination make up 35 percent of global crop production volume with a value of as much as $577 billion a year. The agricultural system, for which pollinators play a key role, creates millions of jobs worldwide.”

 

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WATCH: Food Inc.

Posted: 04.16.2016 no comments

 

Food, Inc. is a 2008 American documentary film directed by filmmaker Robert Kenner. The Academy Award-nominated film examines corporate farming in the United States, concluding that agribusiness produces food that is unhealthy, in a way that is environmentally harmful and abusive of both animals and employees.

 

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Why Are We Being Fed By A Poison Expert? by The Undercurrent

Posted: 12.23.2015 no comments

 

Why Are We Being Fed By A Poison Expert? by The Undercurrent

 

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