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Larry Agran - Local Politics, Global Issues
Historically, cities have depended upon rural production - food surpluses produced in the countryside. The first cities emerged in the Middle East ... populated agricultural communities capable of producing food surpluses - places where people naturally met in their efforts to exchange things. In order to purchase food surpluses, cities themselves produced things ...
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Eco Friendly Lake Weed Control - Earth Friendly Pond Weed Control
Phosphate—caused by the decomposition of organic substances such as food surpluses, dead plant matter and excretion—is only harmless in concentrations below 0.3 ppm in ...
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It is a myth that world hunger is due to scarcity of food
According to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 78 percent of all malnourished children aged under five live in countries with food surpluses (in 1997). "The problem is that many people are too poor to buy readily available food" ...''Even though 'hungry countries' have enough food for all their ...
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Science in Society no.22 index
Measure H’, which bans growing GM crops. A month later, the California Department of Food and Agriculture stalled the planting of a transgenic rice that produces dangerous pharmaceuticals. Then ... famine, opting instead for purchasing food surpluses from within the region (see SiS 16 and 17). Zambia has recovered so well that it is now exporting maize surpluses to Angola. These are stunning ...
www.i-sis.org.uk


Spiritual Implications of Climate Change
For only then could we cultivate the food surpluses necessary to support the non-food producing classes of artisans and craftsmen, priests, healers, teachers, merchants, ... to usually collapse during periods of rapid climate change. Food production is threatened, the elite struggles for declining surpluses get more vicious, and complexity unableto sustain itself, collapses. ...
ecopsychology.org


Oxfam GB : Issues : Global Food Crisis
Up to 80 per cent of this income goes on food Food riots Food riots are happening across the world, and the spectre ... of subsidies that divert food production into fuel; do fair trade deals that end the dumping of food surpluses; ensure poor countries are able to promote the rights of their poorest farmers. We also need to work on the causes of rising food ...
www.oxfam.org.uk


The Machine versus Food-Not-Lawns
The purpose of the energy-application is to create surpluses. The surpluses have been throughout history for the purpose of expansion of ... well! Back in the USA: Food Not Lawns Food Not Lawns creates useful biodiverse environments, to grow food and native plants and ... Beyond simply tearing up lawns to plant potatoes, for example, Food Not Lawns offers tool lending, seed sharing, compost, greenhouse ...
culturechange.org


Royal Commission responds to Sustainable Food and Farming Consultation
Regulation of agriculture ( ... be used for food production. Under present conditions the areas most likely to be used are those withdrawn from food production under schemes to cut agricultural surpluses and less ...
www.rcep.org.uk


Food & agriculture - June 19 | Energy Bulletin
The same half-dozen heavily subsidised commodities - soya, rapeseed, palm oil, corn ... of food Fordism. We are fed a production-line diet that is homogenised and bolted together from standard commodity parts. The parts, many of them created out of American agricultural surpluses, are ...
energybulletin.net


Put Holiday Leftovers to Good Use | Resource Conservation Challenge Newsroom | US EPA
Managing surplus food responsibly does not fall on food ...
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