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In the past decade, we have been told repeatedly by environmental campaigners, the UN, and scientists the world over that cows are a major contributor to climate change. The logic goes something ...
by FinchJ
Comment Count 165 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 12:58 PM PST with 97 Recommends
With increasing frequency, the global scientific and development community is extolling the "win win win" benefits of shifting human relationships with the planet towards agroecology. While now two ...
by FinchJ
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun Sep 29, 2013 at 11:31 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
A recent article by Dr. Mae-Wan Ho, co founder of the Institute of Science in Society (I-SIS), Paradigm Shift Urgently Needed In Agriculture – UN Agencies Call for an End to Industrial Agriculture &
by FinchJ
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Sep 21, 2013 at 05:34 AM PDT with 75 Recommends
Allan Savory gave his electrifying presentation on Holistic Management this past week TED's first big conference of 2013. Given the "one presentation per day" release schedule of TED, Mr. Savory's ...
by FinchJ
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 09:23 AM PST with 72 Recommends
My aim in this diary is not to step on anyone's toes, but I do wish to make certain that when we communicate about agroecology and things in general , that we do not conflate ideologies and ...
by FinchJ
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 09:50 AM PST with 36 Recommends
Last month I published a mammoth diary which reintroduced the concept of agroecology and presented the design framework known as Holistic Management. The premise? Livestock are not inherently ...
by FinchJ
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 10:41 AM PST with 32 Recommends
Ray Archuleta, a conservation agronomist with the National Resource Conservation Service, spoke at the National Conference on Soil and Cover Crops in Omaha this year. Ray delivered an authoritative ...
by FinchJ
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Apr 09, 2014 at 03:08 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
This is going to be a short post this week because A) all weekend we have had a talkoot where I am interning and B) the content I am linking to is quite extensive. Talkoot does not exactly translate ...
by FinchJ
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 09:15 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Reversing Global Warming while Meeting Human Needs: An Urgently Needed Land-Based Option Friday, January 25, 2013 2:00 - 4:00 PM, ASEAN Auditorium The Fletcher School, 160 Packard Avenue, Medford, ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 12:12 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Is the changing climate we face today the result of human activity, or is it the result of cattle ( Bos primigenius )? Current environmentalist dogma declares that cattle, other livestock species (...
by FinchJ
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Sep 14, 2013 at 02:11 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Below is a rebuttal to Briske (2008) by Texas A&M scientist Richard Teague. Teague is actually one of the coauthors of Briske (2008). He published several papers (Teague 2009, Teague 2011) refuting ...
by planettech
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 03, 2013 at 01:06 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Regarding Holechek and Briske, and Rebuttals by Teague, Gill & Savory: Correcting Misconceptions about the Supposed Discrediting of Savory’s Approach I am re-posting here on DailyKos a paper I ...
by planettech
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 03, 2013 at 01:02 PM PDT with 1 Recommend