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Harken to the Wisdom Ways of Agroecology


| 1/6/2020 10:29:00 AM


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Harken – pay heed to the wisdom ways of agroecology and our native roots. That's my advice as climate and geopolitical whirlwinds intensify. Those wisdom ways mark the path to a sane and healthy future for us all.

Last year the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) published a kick-in-the-gut report about the surging wave of extinction upon our local life-support system: Planet Earth.

Their report—based on the work of 450 researchers from around the world and 15,000 scientific and government reports—warned of immediate, grave danger. “The overwhelming evidence…from a wide range of different fields of knowledge, presents an ominous picture."

The health of ecosystems on which we and all other species depend is deteriorating rapidly. We are eroding the very foundations of our economies, livelihoods, food security, health and quality of life worldwide.”



Among the report's recommendations about judicious ways to respond is a section under the heading Indigenous Peoples, Local Communities and Nature.

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Our survival depends upon how we treat the earth!




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