Two compelling videos on my mind

Food Rules by Michael Pollan

Organic agriculture can produce enough food to feed the (developing) world if we stop using it to support industrial meat operations and start investing in sustainable infrastructure. Heavy stuff but the video is cutely animated with plant-based food.

“Food Rules” by Michael Pollan – RSA/Nominet Trust competition from Marija Jacimovic on Vimeo.

Still Waters, The Global Fish Crisis by National Geographic

Click on this link and watch.

If you think that eating seafood is more sustainable than eating land animals, think again. This short web documentary explains how WE are currently experiencing a global fisheries crisis. The problem isn’t just with how seafood is caught and processed — marine ecosystems have been destroyed, fish farms continue to wreak havoc on OUR oceans, poor fishermen are still poor, the third world’s food is feeding the first world, and Big Fish is reaping all the benefits. Further evidence that OUR food choices clearly impact the world around US.

Something I learned yesterday…

The Philippines, Indonesia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Australia, Fiji, Maldives, and Palau supplied more than 98% of the total number of fish globally exported between 1997 to 2002.

and

75% of ocean fisheries are either at their limits or overfished.

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2 responses to “Two compelling videos on my mind

  1. I love the Pollan video – I hadn’t seen that one before. Thank you.

  2. Thanks a lot for posting our video. We appreciate your uplifting comments. We made this video for RSA Competition, so if you wanna support us, please give us your vote. Voting closes tomorrow. —-> http://www.thersa.org/film-competition Many thanks!!!

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