Let’s talk food today. In a few of different forms.
Here are some of the main headlines regarding what we eat and how we grow/farm it and some models as to how we can do it better
(this is one of the reasons i’m no longer eating fish, neither wild or “farm-raised”) “At present more than half of all store-bought salmon comes from farms, and other species, including cod and halibut, are being considered for cultivation”
Bangladesh battles the impacts of climate change.
already. “Crop yields are shrinking as a result of increased salinity due to rising water levels in the Bay of Bengal. Agronomists and agricultural experts now worry that creeping salinity will engulf more and more land in the low-lying nation”
After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Cuba planted thousands of urban cooperative gardens to offset reduced rations of imported food.
Now, in the wake of three hurricanes that wiped out 30 percent of Cuba’s farm crops, the communist country is again turning to its urban gardens to keep its people properly fed.