“No Soil. No Growing Seasons. Just Add Water and Technology:” The Recent Evolution & Tragic Trajectory of the World Food System

“No Soil. No Growing Seasons. Just Add Water and Technology:” The Recent Evolution & Tragic Trajectory of the World Food System

Food systems are evolving in two opposite directions: high-tech/petro-intensive vs soil-restorative/sustainable. Only the latter can endure.

  • Posted on: 16 July 2021
  • By: CCRA

(EV&N # 398) This is video was created on 16 July 2021 and is scheduled for broadcast on CCTV Channel 9 on Sunday, 18 July 2021 at 4:30pm.

This program is part of an ongoing series -- "EcoViews & News" (EV&N # 398) -- past editions of which can be accessed by clicking here. Further background information is available at “No Soil. No Growing Seasons. Just Add Water and Technology:” The Recent Evolution & Tragic Trajectory of the World Food System.

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