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SEED: new film exposes startling loss of biodiversity in global crops

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 21, 2016 01:08 AM
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by Julie M. Rodriguez last modified Sep 20, 2016

If you’ve taken a look around the produce aisle at your local grocery store, you’re lucky if you find more than two or three varieties of common fruits or vegetables. On the other hand, if you visit a farmer’s market, you’re likely to run into some foods you’ve never even heard of before. As it turns out, there’s a reason for the lack of biodiversity in our commercial crops: large agribusiness companies have spent the past century quietly eliminating all but a select few varieties of...






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