How can we maintain a nutritious diet that is also environmentally sustainable?
Agriculture is one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions and therefore influences climate change. At the same time, the effects of climate change are severely affecting agriculture. Is this a never ending catastrophic cycle?!
Without even knowing it, you may experience food globalisation during breakfast. In the bread you eat, there may be corn that is produced in the corn belts of Canada. The orange juice you drink is probably made of oranges from Spain.
Plant health is fundamental to our efforts to eradicate hunger and eliminate poverty. All animals, including us human beings, are entirely dependent on plants and yet when we see a failed harvest or a dead forest, we don’t feel the same as when we see a dead or dying animal. That needs to change.