Film Inhabit, re: Permaculture, Why We Don’t Need Monsanto IMNSHO

October 15, 2015

First, this film is not intended to be an attack on Monsanto in particular. That’s just my take.

Home page for the film:

There are a number of excellent points about a holistic look at farming in this film. Farming can produce high yields and increase top soil instead of depleting it. And, in some cases, it may not even need irrigation. This is a really interesting film showing a number of ways permaculture can be practiced in farm country, in the suburbs, and even in cities.

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Buy Organics Because Shit Doesn’t Explode

April 18, 2013

First let me state that the victims and their families of this explosion and of the recent explosions in Boston have my deepest sympathy and condolences.

What We Know About the Huge Explosion at the West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant

Wednesday’s fire came one day after the 66th anniversary of the worst industrial accident in American history—the Texas City disaster, another fertilizer explosion that left 581 people dead when a French vessel hauling ammonium nitrate caught fire.

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Gimme Green – A Look at the Evils of Lawns

August 24, 2008

I’d love to be able to share the whole film with everyone. Unfortunately, as yet, only the trailer is available. I saw the film at Solar 1 in Manhattan. If you get a chance, it’s well worth a watch. The film details the many ways in which lawns are a particularly awful display that wastes a tremendous amount of water, uses chemicals that leech into the soil, and uses gasoline to keep it looking neat. Let’s replace lawns with native habitat instead.

Also see the Gimme Green website, especially if the embedded video does not work for you.

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