The Lexicon of Sustainability

Seeds

Episode 10 | 3m 1s

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.

Aired: 03/19/14

Rating: NR

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