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Fatal harvest : the tragedy of industrial agriculture

Author: Andrew Kimbrell
Publisher: Washington : Published by the Foundation for Deep Ecology in arrangement with Island Press, ©2002.
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"Designed to be an invaluable aid to the activists, farmers, policy makers and consumers fighting for a more sustainable food system."--cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fatal harvest.
Washington : Published by the Foundation for Deep Ecology in arrangement with Island Press, c2002
(OCoLC)606822111
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Kimbrell
ISBN: 1559639407 9781559639408 1559639415 9781559639415
OCLC Number: 48013826
Description: xi, 384 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 32 cm.
Contents: Farming as if nature mattered : breaking the industrial paradigm --
Corporate lies : busting the myths of industrial agriculture --
Diversity, scale, and beauty : contrasting agrarian and industrial agriculture --
Industrial agriculture : the toxic trail from seed to table --
Biodiversity and wildlife : the overappropriation of wildlife habitat by agriculture --
A crisis of culture : social and economic impacts of industrial agriculture --
Organic and beyond : revisioning agriculture for the 21st century.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Kimbrell.

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These photographs and essays offer graphic testimony to the tragic consequences of how our food is produced, exposing the ecological and social impacts of industrial agriculture's fatal harvest. It  Read more...

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From Paulette Cole: "This book about the agricultural-industrial complex has been an eye-opener. Cotton farming is responsible for a lot of agricultural toxins."

 
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