GETTING BACK TO NATURAL ECOSYSTEM - THE END OF BIG INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE:
Agroecology = an agricultural system that tries to imitate the diversity of a natural ecosystem by using multiple crop and animal species in the same space.
In March 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur, Olivier De Schutter, presented a report highlighting how agroecology holds promise for alleviating hunger, reducing poverty, preserving the environment, and fighting climate change. SEE UN VIDEO: "Why Are GM Crops Not The Answer" http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-and-gmos-gm/p/1228040300/united-nations-why-are-gm-crops-not-the-solution
“The core principles of agroecology include recycling nutrients and energy on the farm, rather than introducing external inputs; integrating crops and livestock; diversifying species and genetic resources in agroecosystems over time and space; and focusing on interactions and productivity across the agricultural system, rather than focusing on individual species,” says the report.... http://blogs.worldwatch.org/nourishingtheplanet/five-holistic-alternative-farming-methods-agroecology-at-its-best/
SEE THIS SHORT VIDEO: "BACK TO THE START" - http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-and-gmos-gm/p/1916721283/back-to-the-start-amazing-short-video-from-chipotle-on-sustainable-farming
Where Have All the Farms Gone? - CAFOs Our Industrialized Assembly-line Food http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1510722108/where-have-all-the-farms-gone-cafos-our-industrialized-assembly-line-food