Alison Barratt, from the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program discusses the health of the oceans, and their declining ecosystem.
Across the national landscape, family farmers have been for decades a declining breed. The national average age of farmers is 57, and climbing. Fertile land is diminishing. Purchasing affordable farmland for new farmers poses severe challenges. Listening to Michael Pollan, perhaps the closest this country has to a patron saint of food, during a recent [...]
Raj Patel, author of Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System, provides his analysis of recent riots relating to the disastrous rise in global food prices. In this video produced by Democracy Now, Mr. Patel offers his analysis of the recent riots taking place in developing countries most effected by “this [...]
Cooking Up a Story: Food News Days before the long anticipated release of a major report on climate change, Climate Change 2007, by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, we sat down with Research Scientist Phillip Mote, to discuss his views on global warming, and some of the possible future effects on agriculture and the [...]
Cooking Up a Story: Food News State of Oregon Climatologist George Taylor has a different view on global warming and the degree to which human activity has altered our climate. Though some of his views appear to be solidly in the minority among his peers, he points out that science in general often contains many [...]