Hope for progress on slash-and-burn farming Slash-and-burn subsistence agriculture has fed millions of families over past centuries; today it maintains their descendants in poverty; and its widespread failure is an underlying cause of rural-urban migration in the tropics. The consumptive process by which forest cover is converted to invasive grassland, over vast swathes of former […]
What a difference 38 million years makes. Cornfields of the midwestern United States were a tropical region
Environmental scientist, Lester R. Brown, argues that climate change threatens civilization, he outlines his ideas in Plan B: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
It’s a fast approaching train, and it’s heading directly our way. Visionary author Lester R. Brown warns civilization is heading toward collapse…
Growing food in Kenya poses many challanges including from the effects of climate change.