April 27, 2017

Farming

Robert Waller

No picture

Robert Waller was editor of Mother Earth, the Soil Association‘s journal, from 1964 into the early 1970’s, when he left to become a freelance writer and campaign for a democratic, socialist form of organic farming. He later served on the Editorial Board of The Ecologist magazine. He had formerly been secretary to Desmond McCarthy, and […]

Do we need small farms?

No picture

This is one of a series of six talks by Edward Goldsmith, broadcast on the World Business Report programme of the BBC World Service, 15-19 December 2003. See Related Articles on the right for others in the series. Tuscany is an area of great physical beauty. Until a few decades ago much of its population […]

Are farmers going to run out of water?

No picture

This is one of a series of six talks by Edward Goldsmith, broadcast on the World Business Report programme of the BBC World Service, 15-19 December 2003. See Related Articles on the right for others in the series. The world is facing a very serious water crisis. Already about one billion people are short of […]

Are small food producers responsible for the food poisoning epidemic?

No picture

This is one of a series of six talks by Edward Goldsmith, broadcast on the World Business Report programme of the BBC World Service, 15-19 December 2003. See Related Articles on the right for others in the series. I shared a bedroom with the late José Lutzenberger – the great Brazilian agronomist who later became […]

How to feed people under a regime of climate change

Ecologist-Vol-3-No-10-October-1973

Pages:  1   2   3   4   5   ALL 

Modern agriculture is not only highly vulnerable to climate change, it is also a major cause of climate change due to its emissions of greenhouse gases and its damaging effects on soil and freshwater resources. A combination of traditional agricultural knowledge and techniques, combined with newly emerging sustainable technologies, may hold the answers we need. […]

The Meatrix (2003)

Meatrix

The Meatrix highlights the destructive effects of animal factory farming. Find out more on the Meatrix website.

Globalising agriculture is not sustainable

Logo - UN World Summit on Sustainable Development - Johannesburg 2002

India and China are committing “one of the greatest crimes in history” in agreeing to allow Western agricultural produce into their markets, says Edward Goldsmith, founder of The Ecologist magazine and a celebrated pioneer of Britain’s environment movement since the sixties. Original title “Opening markets is not sustainable”. LONDON, August 26, 2002 (IPS) “Opening up […]

An Agricultural Testament: the key to surviving the 21st century

No picture

On 2 October 2001 Edward Goldsmith was honoured with the Millennium Gandhi Award by the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology, New Delhi. Co-recipients of the Award included Ajarn Sulak Sivaraksa, Satish Kumar, Mohammad Idris, Sunderlal Bahaguna and Krishnam-mal & Jaganathan. The ceremony followed a 3-day conference on “Globalisation, Environment and People’s Survival” taking […]

Show  8 · 16 · 32