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Vol.36, No.1: Jan-Mar 2020


One path to reforestation: a Miyawaki forest. nine months after planting. BemanHerish photo, via Wikimedia Commons.

Cows, trees, and climate change

To stop climate change, we’re advised to become vegans and plant a trillion trees. But livestock and herds of big herbivores may be essential to keep the Arctic soil cold and prevent desertification of soils. And big animals may also do us a favour by destroying saplings in permafrost areas (including perhaps Canada’s boreal forest) where trees apparently warm the soil. Read (and comment on) Metta Spencer’s feature article here.

Also in this issue

Towards a Regenerative Agriculture
The fundamental shift between industrial and ecological farming is in the soil. Ecological farmers understand that soils are not just a substrate in which we stick a commodity crop “fed” by synthetic fertilizers, writes Jodi Koberinski. COMMENT

A Second Editorial: What about Radioactive Contamination?
Vastly more people have suffered or died from accidental exposure to radioactivity than the World Health Organization has disclosed. We need a global network of whistleblowers and victims who will tell the truth, writes Metta Spencer. COMMENT

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