This outgrowth from our feeling of empowerment is one that came up yesterday as we discussed the treasures of the ancient world that appear in our museums, ‘collected’ or looted from the world at large as we in the west ramble about taking whatever pops up. Like the Taliban exploding statues of the Buddha that graced Afghanistan for aeons, we take ownership of treasures that aren’t ours, and our world diminishes around us.
|By: borderjumpers Friday July 16, 2010 7:42 am|
In this regular series we profile advisors of the Nourishing the Planet project. This week, we feature Chuck Benbrook, Chief Scientist at the Organic Center.
|By: borderjumpers Friday July 9, 2010 6:53 am|
This interview with Raj Patel, award-winning writer, activist and academic, was originally featured as a two part series on Nourishing the Planet.
|By: borderjumpers Wednesday January 27, 2010 7:24 am|
This is the second in a two-part series of my visit to Africa Harvest in Johannesburg, South Africa. Cross posted from Nourishing the Planet.
|By: borderjumpers Monday January 25, 2010 8:06 am|
This is the first of a two-part series exploring Africa Harvest/Biotech Foundation International.
|By: borderjumpers Thursday January 7, 2010 8:29 am|
Cross posted from Nourishing the Planet.
Check out this video of Kristof Nordin discussing how growing indigenous vegetables benefits farmers in Malawi.