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Nature is Not “Out There”

It would be great to be able to be legitimately amazed that people don’t understand that we depend on the natural world for literally everything, and that anything that upsets its equilibrium is bound to harm us, too. But we … Continue reading

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The Price of Food

A few weeks ago, I ran across a couple media reports that struck me as significantly if not obviously related. One was a newspaper article about how farms, especially corn farms, are being targeted by speculators The other was an … Continue reading

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Cornographic

It’s rare to find a single cause to explain so very large a chunk of a complex and intractable problem. But if the problem is the way our food system is out of whack — the way the price of … Continue reading

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