Potatoes in Greenland, olives in the south of England, bell peppers grown outside of greenhouses in the Netherlands… The warmer weather offers possibilities. Furthermore, thanks to the mild winters, we can start growing our crops a few weeks earlier than we used to. And a higher level of CO2 also … verder lezen
“The climate crisis is a food system crisis” is a new publication from ASEED that outlines the climate impacts of the industrial food system and how a select few transnational corporations maintain hegemony over their food empires and our lives with the complicity of governing elites. It also considers food … verder lezen
This is a text about climate change and agriculture. As you are probably well aware, government delegates from across the world are now in Paris talking about climate change. ASEED, as part of the climate justice movement, finds it absolutely necessary to include agriculture in the climate discussion. To start … verder lezen
Frontiers of Life: Agribusiness and mega mining expansion in Northwestern Argentina
The conquest of the land that today is known as America, has meant centuries of exploitation and theft of natural resources in the name of “civilization and progress”, leading to the extermination of natural and cultural diversities. This process has continued till today. In Northwestern Argentina the expansion of soy and sugar cane monocultures and mega mining projects cause pollution, deforestation, death and conflicts over millions of hectares of land. Here, indiginous peoples and peasant communities resist the progress of destruction, in the frontiers of life.
“The simultaneous existence of all forms of life sustains the earth´s equilibrium”
“every people, every culture is the reflection of the world it lives in”