sustainable agriculture

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sustainable agriculture

The future of food

"As Earth's human population grows, scientists and farmers must find new ways to create more food with less space. Learn about the challenges farmers face, the future of the meat industry, and much more"--Provided by publisher.

We are the weather

saving the planet begins at breakfast
2020
The author discusses how climate change and the livestock industry effect each other.

Eating bugs as sustainable food

2020
"Looks at the science behind raising and eating bugs and why eating bugs might help feed more people around the world"--Provided by publisher.

The story of seeds

our food is in crisis. What will you do to protect it?
Discusses the history of modern farming and the diversity of available plants.

The farm that feeds us

a year in the life of an organic farm
"Follow an organic farm throughout the year and discover how the farmer grows fresh and tasty food in a sustainable way. Explore the workings of a family farm, the different animals, crops, and machinery, and the rhythm of farm life"--Provided by publisher.

Depleted & contaminated soil and your food supply

Discusses how the contamination, depletion, and erosion of soil affects the food supply.
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We are the weather

saving the planet begins at breakfast
2019
The author discusses how climate change and the livestock industry effect each other.
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The fate of food

what we'll eat in a bigger, hotter, smarter world
2019
"In this . . . look at the race to secure the global food supply, environmental journalist and professor Amanda Little tells the defining story of the sustainable food revolution as she weaves together stories from the world's . . . innovators on the front lines of food science, agriculture, and climate change"--Provided by publisher.
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The food we eat

2020
"Young readers will learn about the hidden problems in our food supply, including the use of chemicals like preservatives and dyes, the poor living conditions for animals that enter the food supply, and the easy access to unhealthy options instead of healthy foods. After learning about these issues, students are encouraged by Test It! and Solve It! activities to think critically and consider potential environmentally friendly, sustainable solutions for the future"--Provided by publisher.
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The crops we grow

2020
". . . presents current agricultural problems that could impact our world in the future. By learning about things like deforestation, soil erosion, and decreasing biodiversity, students will understand sustainability and climate change .. ."--Provided by publisher.
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