24 Jul '11, 10am

Agriculture’s Impact on the Environment #csr

Agriculture’s Impact on the Environment #csr

EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk : I’ve been hearing more and more references to the need to clean up our agricultural practices for reasons pertaining to health, food quality, even global warming. What are the major environmental issues today associated with agriculture? -- Tony Grayson, Newark, NJ A crop duster in Tennessee What amazes many environmental advocates to this day is how the widespread adoption of synthetic chemical pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers for use in agriculture was dubbed the “Green Revolution,” when in fact this post-World War II paradigm shift in the way we produce food has wreaked untold havoc on the environment, food quality and human health. Agricultural output has certainly increased as a result of these changes, but with the vast majority of the world’s farms now relying on petroleum-derived synthetic chemicals t...

Full article: http://business-ethics.com/2011/07/23/1414-agricultures-i...

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