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Agroecology


The Promise of Agroecology Is Under Threat Worldwide

The industrial model marginalizes the world's majority food producers—smallholder farmers, food provisioners and workers, Indigenous Peoples, and their innovative solutions, while causing far-reaching and detrimental environmental impacts.

Lauren Baker ·


Earth Abuse and the Next Pandemic

Escaping ecological catastrophe and reducing the frequency of pandemics that might be lurking in the decades ahead is well within our capability, but it will require assiduous respect for ecological limits and great restraint in our interactions with nature.

Stan Cox ·


Six Months to Prevent a Hostile Takeover of Food Systems, and 25 Years to Transform Them

A misguided technological revolution is about to sweep through food systems, but civil society and social movements can stop it in its tracks.

Nick Jacobs ·


Sustainable Agriculture in the Face of the Climate Crisis: Farmers Leading the Battle in Asia

They must become a road map—in Asia and the rest of the world—to get us all out of the terrible mess created by industrial agriculture and corporate greed. 

GRAIN ·


Transforming to an Ecological Civilization: The Alternative Is Unthinkable

A society based on natural ecology might seem like a far-off utopia—yet communities everywhere are already creating it. We need to forge a new era for humanity—one that is defined, at its deepest level, by a transformation in the way we make sense of the world, and a concomitant revolution in our values, goals, and collective behavior.

Jeremy Lent ·


Making America's Rivers Blue Again: Connecting the Dots Between Regenerative Agriculture and Healthy Waterways

Building a regenerative food system where bees buzz, dragonflies hover, and fish and frogs thrive will begin when we change hearts and minds. Fake meats and GMO soy are not the answer.

John W. Roulac ·


'If You Own the Seeds You Own the Food System': Campaigners Demand Public Ownership to Counter Big Ag Privatization

"Empty shelves during the pandemic made clear, allowing huge corporations to 'own' seeds is a very bad idea!"

Kenny Stancil ·


'Few Things Matter More to Humans': UN Report Says We Must Protect and Restore Biodiversity of World's Soil

"If things carry on as they are, the outlook is bleak, unquestionably. But I think it's not too late to introduce measures now."

Kenny Stancil ·


Why Agricultural Carbon Offsets Can't Play a Role in International Climate Action

Putting the responsibility of mitigation on farmers lets companies off the hook for reducing emissions along the entire supply chain.

Tara Ritter ·


As Climate Crisis Rages, the World's Public Banks Gathered at First-Ever Summit and Chose to Not Rule Out Continued Fossil Fuels Funding

"There is no excuse for the continued funding of billions of dollars in coal, gas, or oil projects," said one angered campaigner. 

Andrea Germanos ·

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