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Industrialization of agriculture (lingua originale)

  Giovedì, 17 Maggio, 2018 - 13:14

The industrialization of agriculture has resulted in a staggering loss in the variety of crops raised to feed and clothe our population. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization has estimated that between 1900 and 2010, 75% of the world’s crop bio-diversity was lost. This includes both plant varieties and domesticated animal breeds– both the result of thousands of years of thoughtful stewardship by farmers and pastoralists, their work is irreplaceable, those varieties are lost forever.

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