Promotion of Biodiversity and Localized Farming Crucial for Conservation

August 20, 2010 / No Comments

“In other environmental issues we tell people to stop something, reduce their impact, reduce their damage,” states US Ecologist Gary Nabhan in a recent interview. Nabhan is an ethnobotanist/gardener whose promotion of biodiversity has caught the attention of many over the years.  He is known for his work in biodiversity as an ethnobotanist.  Since ‘Coming Home to Eat’ was published ...

Modern Agriculture in Belarus

September 9, 2008 / No Comments

Funny or not, these guys in Belarus have modern agriculture techniques when it comes to "harvesting" cucumbers. If you ever tried to do the job yourself then you most likely know that it causes back pains. I can't imagine it being all that easy crunching, picking cucumbers, then getting up again, all day long. Can you? That's why Belarus farmers ...