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How food shapes our cities - Carolyn Steel [TED Video]

In a city the size of London, 30 million meals are served. But where does all the food come from? Architect Carolyn Steel discusses the daily miracle of feeding a city, and shows how ancient food routes shaped the modern world.

 

Wanneer je je bedenkt dat 80 procent van het voedsel in de wereldhandel onder controle staat van slechts vijf multinationals, toont ze een somber beeld. Terwijl we naar de steden verhuizen, omarmt de wereld ook een westers dieet. En als we naar de toekomst kijken dan is dat een onhoudbaar dieet.

 

With Subtitles and Transcript .. and a commercial at the end ;-(

For the YouTube version without the Commercial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLWRclarri0 .

 
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How Many Slaves Are Working For You? - In: Story Feed

How Many Slaves Are Working For You? - In: Story Feed | Mapmakers | Scoop.it

   It's not easy to be a socially responsible consumer, since it wasn’t magic that dug up the minerals in your smartphone or picked the cotton in your shirt.

   "The issue seems far away but the truth is you can't leave your home in the morning without touching something that was made with slavery." - Justin Dillon
   Slavery Footprint, a new website, can tell you approximately how many slaves have pitched in to make the goods you enjoy.

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