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COP 21 Deforestation and Beef Production in South America

The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Presentation on market driven, export driven beef and soybean production in South America leading to large-scale deforestation to create farms and cattle ranches. Most emissions (70%) are due to the deforestation and change in land-use with only 20% due ...

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John Turner – Organic Farmer

Permaculture – John Turner – Organic Farming is now more popular than Genetically Modified (GM) Foods.  We have to change because the Industrial system has such a negative impact on the planet as it uses mineral dollars instead of solar dollars. GM has gone out of fashion. The feedback from ...

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Luke Boshier – Sustainable Farming – Part 1

Permaculture farm – Kwa-Zulu Natal – Umgazi River – Luke Boshier – discussion on community land that will be developed. Workshops for 200 people (lifeskills), 60 people (food gardens), other courses on building, water and sanitation.  The soil is dead from repeated burnings which has destroyed all micro-organisms in the ...

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