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GRAIN NGO Informs that Industrial Livestock, not Wet Markets, Might Be Origin of Covid-19

Posted by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, In : Relevant literature 

New from GRAIN | 1 April 2020

New research suggests industrial livestock, not wet markets, might be origin of Covid-19

There is a growing body of evidence that the origin of the current Covid-19 pandemic is not a wet market in Wuhan, as has been widely claimed. We now know that tests of the animals at the market came back negative and that the first reported case and many other initial cases had no connection to this market. We also now know, thanks to a newly released analysis of the genomic s...


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Agroecology as a Systemic Solution to the World Today, says Fritjof Capra

Posted by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer on Saturday, March 28, 2020, In : regenerative organic agriculture 

INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE, AGROECOLOGY, AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Contrasting practices that exacerbate climate disruption with those that build resilience and support health.

Industrial Agriculture, Agroecology, and Climate Change

Today it is becoming more and more evident that the major problems of our time — energy, the environment, climate change, food security, financial security — cannot be understood in isolation. 

They are systemic problems, which means that they are all interconnected and interdependent, and they require corresponding...


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The Italian Essayist Guido Dalla Casa Aptly Urges us to Overcome Industrial Civilization

Posted by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer on Sunday, October 20, 2019, In : Re-embodiments politics 
Guido Dalla Casa
Key points of Guido Dalla Casa's philosophy: 
  • We must become profoundly aware that we humans are an animal species which can be easily classified (Class: Mammals, Order: Primates). We are like a kind of cell in an organism, which is the Ecosphere or Earth. Therefore, the first value must be the good health of the entire organism;
  • This planet can support a maximum of 2 or 3 billion humans that are mostly vegetarians like the other primates, and with a level of consumpt...

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Industrial Agriculture is the Major Cause of Climate Forcing

Posted by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer on Friday, June 29, 2018, In : Relevant literature 

1% For The Planet–a global network of businesses, nonprofits and individuals working together for a healthy planet–recently collaborated with The Carbon Underground to create a hypothetical quiz about the primary cause of climate change:

“If we asked 1,000 members of 1% for the Planet to name the cause of climate change, and you responded the way most people do, about 950 of you would say it’s the burning of fossil fuels.

And you’d be wrong.

If we asked the same group whether reducing ...


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