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Photographing for Greenpeace

Photographing for Greenpeace

March 12, 2015

Greenpeace is campaigning for agriculture that is good for the planet and people. Healthy food grown with the environment — not against it. Farming that helps cope with climate change. It is a privilege to be part of their team and making photographs that will support farming for the future .

Quick facts about agriculture:

  • Ten corporations control nearly 70 percent of the world's seed market. This corporate control of agriculture means farmers have less choice.
  • Genetic Engineering does not feed the world. 99.5 percent of farmers around the world do not grow Genetically Engineered crops.
  • Industrial polluting agriculture uses synthetic fertilizers and toxic chemicals which pollute our water and soils – the very things we need in order to provide healthy food now and in the future.
  • Excessive use of synthetic fertilizers in industrial polluting agriculture contributes to climate change.

The Benefits of Ecological Farming:Ecological Farming: the way forward in food production

  • Ecological farming keeps food production in the hands of farmers and away from corporate control.
  • Ecological farming helps cope with climate change.
  • 2.6 billion small-scale farmers already produce the majority of the world's food.
  • Ecological farming is proven to be more profitable for farmers in studies from Europe, Africa, Asia and America.

(http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/campaigns/agriculture)



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