Posts Tagged ‘Environment’

Carlo Petrini: Creating A Sustainable Community: Part 4 (video)

Carlo Petrini: Creating A Sustainable Community: Part 4 (video)

At the heart of this assessment is a stark warning. Human activity is putting such strain on the natural functions of Earth that the ability of the planet’s ecosystems to sustain future generations can no longer be taken for granted. —2005 Millennium Ecosystem Assessment To Carlo Petrini, founder of Slow Food International, one of the […]

Sardines: Sustainable Food to Feed the World

Sardines: Sustainable Food to Feed the World

Most of the sardines that are fished today— a tremendous source of protein— are not eaten by people.

Carlo Petrini: Now We Have A Dilemma, part 3 (video)

Carlo Petrini: Now We Have A Dilemma, part 3 (video)

In part 3, Carlo Petrini asks of us to take a step back from our daily lives, and reexamine our values that we hold so dear; perhaps values we would never think to even question.

Carlo Petrini: The Earth Is Not An Infinite Resource, part 2 (video)

Carlo Petrini: The Earth Is Not An Infinite Resource, part 2 (video)

Agriculture has a system of built-in limitations. But, we have figured out how to bypass many of those limits, and so, pay a terrible cost.

Carlo Petrini: A Night At The Opera, part 1 (video)

Carlo Petrini: A Night At The Opera, part 1 (video)

Carlo Petrini, founder of Slow Food International shares his views about food, politics, and American culture on the road to becoming a sustainable food nation.