Viewing posts from January, 2008Posted by Peter Donovan 15 years, 10 months ago
The separation of nature and humanity, inconceivable to a hunter gatherer, resulted in a division of knowledge. Nature became an Other. Ecological or environmental literacy refers to the skills, experience, and concepts with which we understand Nature, and recognize and attempt to solve ecological problems. This ecological literacy has shown three broad stages of development.
The crisis of sustainability is the central drama of our time. Are humans part of nature, or somehow separate?
North Dakota senator Kent Conrad calls the farm bill a “legislative battleship that you cannot turn around quickly.” As of mid-November 2007 this year’s $286 billion farm bill appears to be having engine trouble. Stalled in the Senate, there is talk of a presidential veto, of extending the 2002 bill.
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