Agriculture/Ethics

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Feeding body and soul - an exploration of Britain's new age landworkers
Lewis, Walter
Article
2016
There is a change being made in food production that have individual reaping healthier and energy preserving benefits.
Foodies and farmworkers: Allies or enemies?
Magdoff, Fred
Article
2015
Fred Magdoff reviews Labor and the Locavore. Can the 'buy local food' movement support both sustainable farming and justice for farmworkers?
I was wrong on veganism: Traditional livestock production makes ecological sense
Monbiot, George
Article
2010
An environmental reporter reviews the environmental impacts of meat production in the developed world. He finds that First World meat production is incredibly wasteful but that this is not a requireme...
Meat: A Benign Extravagance
Fairlie, Simon
Book
2010
An exploration of the difficult environmental and ethical issues that surround the human consumption of animal flesh.
Patent Folly
Sainath, P.
Article
The misuse of patents rights and associated dangers.
Permaculture: Connexipedia Article
Article
An approach to designing human settlements and perennial agricultural systems that mimics the relationships found in natural ecologies.
Stuffed and Starved: Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World's Food System
Patel, Raj
Book
2007
This investigation into the global food market postulates that the current state of population health, where one billion people are overweight and one billion people are starving exemplifies the diseq...

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Global Action Network
Global Action Network is a national animal rights organization based in Montreal. Program areas: Sustainable Agriculture, Animals in Biomedical Research, Companion Animals, Animals in Entertainment, W...
Health Action Network Society (HANS)
A membership-based consumer health organization; information resource centre on alternative health since 1982. Information collected and disseminated is in the realm of self-care, alternative medicine...
New Society Publishers
New Society Publishers' mission is to publish books that contribute in fundamental ways to building an ecologically sustainable and just society, and to do so with the least possible impact upon the e...
Ram's Horn
A watchdog report on food issues and the agribusiness industry.
Zatoun
Zatoun is a NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which remi...

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Zatoun
Zatoun is an NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which reminds us of our common humanity...

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Cotton-pickin trade
US and European growers receive government subsidies while farmers in Mali struggle to survive on 300$ a year
Day. Elizabeth
2010
Inequity in the global tradiing system of cotton means that farmers in West Africa struggle to survive. International prices have been driven down by subsidies and disproportionately disadvantage the ...