The Doomsday Vault & Seed Preservation
The doomsday vault is designed to protect over a billion seed samples from all known varieties of food crops on the planet. The vault aims to safeguard the world’s agriculture from future catastrophes.
The Food Environment & Health Connection
“Some people take eating for granted, are detached from the Earth and even health-related consequences. For many of us, the only considerations we have in food are desire and price. What we eat has multiple implications to the Earth, the economy, and our health and society; it’s all connected.” Read the whole article by Charity Mahouna Hicks.
Food justice activist and eco-chef, Bryant Terry discusses how creating more access to healthy food is crucial to building broader movements for social justice. Take a look at this short video on food discrimination.
Earth Day | A Billion Acts of Green
For more information about Earth Day visit Earth Day Network. Get involved, give to the cause, and spread the word. You’ll find information about organizing and participating in Earth Day activities on April 22, 2011.