[Seed Libraries] tell the story of how, at a time of unprecedented climatic stress on our food supply, people are fighting to expand their range of crop choices to respond to changing climate conditions.
At least 100 farmers are now growing the wheat from those seeds in Italy, according to Ceccarelli. The yields may not match bushel for bushel the yields of neighboring farms — many of which require intensive synthetic chemical inputs. But, he says, they’re showing “high rates of yield stability, year in and year out, which is what farmers care about.” And the bread and pastas made with their wheat are finding a budding market.
Now, diseases and pests long familiar to Middle and Near Eastern farmers are moving north from the southern U.S. and Mexico and are surging across Kansas and surrounding states — Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, and Nebraska and in some instances up to Illinois and the Dakotas.
A wounded place teaches us about beauty in a whole new way. It forces us to question our assumptions. We see that the place we loved—and maybe failed to adequately appreciate until it had been destroyed—survives still in some form.
All of the environmental challenges we face have one thing in common: they are caused by environmental illiteracy. But I also believe that these problems can be fought with a secret weapon: all of you!
Visiting the 2017 Bioneers conference through the eyes of Kim Moon of Ten Strands.
Finding nature in a high-rise apartment seems quixotic, but it may be just the biophilic injection dense cities need.
This year, our Activism, Justice & Human Rights programming will bring to our stages discussions on everything from climate change and the rights of nature to ageism and medicine. Here are 10 sessions we can’t wait for you to see.
By Lindley Mease Lindley Mease will speak on climate change, natural disasters and community resilience at Bioneers 2018. This article was originally published by Blue Heart. Julia Liou is a force, both on the streets organizing workers and inside the walls of congress. She is part of the California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative, Blue Heart’s …
The Leonardo DiCaprio foundation has worked closely with Bioneers for years in order to further both organizations’ missions to halt and reverse global climate change and find innovative solutions to the world’s biggest challenges.