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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Seeds

3:01

In the last century nearly 75 percent of U.S. agricultural crops have disappeared. Traditionally, farmers would save and share seeds with each other, yet today most seed production is controlled by just a few companies. Vandana Shiva explains the importance of protecting the culture and biodiversity of seeds. It’s what she calls seed sovereignty.

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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Food Security

Food: deserts, security, sovereignty — terms, culture and politics for feeding the world.

3:25

The Lexicon of Sustainability

Urban Farming

Farming on rooftops and in vacant lots connects urbanites to where their food comes from.

2:50

The Lexicon of Sustainability

Water

Agriculture depends on water. Find out where our water comes from and how to conserve it.

3:24

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The Lexicon of Sustainability

What Is The Lexicon of Sustainability?

A new lexicon connects you with the people and principles that define sustainability.

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