Agroecology

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Agroecology

Agrarian Change & Peasant Studies

Our global food system is largely based on unsustainable industrial agricultural practices, is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, is controlled by a handful of large corporations and … ; 160 View
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Being and Swine

The End of Nature (As We Knew It)

Forget everything you think you know about nature. Fahim Amir’s award-winning book takes pure delight in posing unexpected questions: Are animals victims of human domination, or heroes of … ; ; 228 View

Emergent Agriculture

Farming, Sustainability and the Return of the Local Economy

Long embraced by corporations who are driven only by the desire for profit, industrial agriculture wastes precious resources and spews millions of tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere … 195 View

Overrun

Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis

Intelligent investigative writing meets experiential journalism in this important look at one of North America’s most voraciously invasive species. Politicians, ecologists, and government … 387 View
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On the Cusp of a Revolution

From: Emergent Agriculture

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Today’s shifting agricultural paradigm is doing much the same thing. It is changing the way we produce food, how and where we get it, and what it does to our health, our pocket books, and … 5 $0.50 Add
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Introduction

From: Overrun

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In the introduction, the author describes how he first learned about the threat of Asian carp to North American ecosystems. This chapter also provides a brief overview of the introduction of … 16 $1.60 Add
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Introduction Agroecology at a Crossroads

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In the Beginning

From: Overrun

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In this chapter, the author explores the history of the Asian carp in North America beginning with its introduction in the mid 20th century. The chapter explores aquaculture in the Mississippi … 33 $3.30 Add
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The Principles of Agroecology

From: Agroecology

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"Ecology’s Helper"

From: Overrun

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In this chapter, the author explores the spread of the Asian carp through the rivers of the Arkansas delta region. Topics discussed in this chapter also include the Green Revolution of the 1970s … 33 $3.30 Add
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History and Currents of Agroecology Thought

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Farm Subsides

From: Emergent Agriculture

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This chapter is primarily concerned with the ways in which farms subsidize us. First, most of the farmers who fall into this category of subsidizers own small to medium-sized farms, and they … 9 $0.90 Add
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Swinish Multitudes

From: Being and Swine

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In this chapter, philosopher Fahim Amir provides a brief overview of the history of pigs in agriculture in Europe. The chapter also includes a discussion of the ways in which pigs have acted as a … ; ; 29 $2.90 Add
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The Evidence of Agroecology

From: Agroecology

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Tragedy of the White Amur

From: Overrun

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This chapter discusses efforts by the United States government to regulate the transport and breeding of non-native species. 26 $2.60 Add
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Bringing Agroecology to Scale

From: Agroecology

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