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Organic Agriculture Can Feed the World

Organic agriculture is the quickest, most efficient, most cost-effective and fairest way to feed the world.

Pig Tales Book Review

Book Review: Tales from the Industrial Pork Complex

Book Review:  Pig Tales: An Omnivore’s Quest for Sustainable Meat by Barry Estabrook, review by Chris Walters “One Iowa pig accosted her owner in a pasture, and through grunts and nudges, led him to a barn where she had just given birth. The farmer assumed she was showing off her brood, but when he turned […]

Chasing the Red Queen

Book Review: Chasing the Red Queen ─ The Evolutionary Race Between Agricultural Pests and Poisons

by Andy Dyer, reviewed by Chris Walters It’s not often that satirical fiction offers a nearly perfect illustration of a scientific principle. Yet Lewis Carroll pulled it off in Through the Looking-Glass when Alice mentions to the Red Queen that running fast generally gets you someplace, at least in Alice’s experience. “‘A slow sort of […]