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  1. Through our place-based efforts, we work at the landscape-scale with the recognition that old forests will not thrive or persist if people are hungry or without work. We also know how many wildlife species need forests with low levels of human impact and which are large enough to permit species...
  2. For agriculture to be sustainable, land and water must be used efficiently to reduce negative impact on the environment and ensure resilience to climate change. We can’t achieve global food security without preserving the services that ecosystems such as trees and forests provide, and we can’t...
  3. This book is a tribute to Norman Ernest Borlaug who is known as the father of the Green Revolution for saving "more lives than any other person who has ever lived" through his agricultural and humanitarian work.
  4. 1999-01-01 Genetic engineering and the cloning of organisms are “the ultimate expression of the commercialization of science and the commodification of nature.… Life itself is being colonized,” according to renowned environmentalist Vandana Shiva. The resistance to this biopiracy, she argues, is the...
  5. Key Resource 1999-01-19 Increasingly sophisticated technology and an ever-expand-ing base of knowledge have not been enough to allow humans to halt the worldwide progression of environmental degradation. Extensive fieldwork in both Africa and the United States convinced Allan Savory that neither the forces of nature nor...
  6. Key Resource 1999-01-01 Women are critical to the well-being of farm households. Aside from raising children, women are expected to prepare all meals, maintain the homestead, and assist in crop and animal production, all the while tending to the general health of their families. Perhaps, ironically, it is because women...