Your Food, Your Planet: Time to Take Action

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If you haven’t yet seen the “Story of Agriculture and Climate Change: The Road We’ve Traveled” Oxfam infographic, take a look here, courtesy of the Weekend Musings sustainability blog (click on the graphic to zoom in). It gives a clear overview of a topic that is highly complex, yet impacts our very lives: our planet’s booming population depends on agriculture for survival, and with the threat of climate change looming, we need to adapt. For related research, take a look at the following articles:

JED_72ppiRGB_150pixwGM Crops and Smallholders: Biosafety and Local Practice
By Klara Jacobson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Anne Ingeborg Myhr, GenØk-Center for Biosafety
Published November 19, 2012 in The Journal of Environment & Development (JED)

O&E_Mar03_72ppiRGB_powerpointResponding to Climate Change: Barriers to Reflexive Modernization in U.S. Agriculture
By Diana Stuart of Kellogg Biological Station, Rebecca L. Schewe of Mississippi State University, and Matthew McDermott of Michigan State University
Published in the September 2012 issue of Organization & Environment (O&E)

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