Sebastião Salgado, born on a remote farm in the rain forest of Brazil in 1944, reflects upon humanity and how we are treating the Earth in his interesting life’s story which he shares with us in this TED talk. After working globally in the world of Economics, his obsession with photography and work in Rwanda [...]
Please note that this is the fourth of a special four-part series here at Big Picture Agriculture listing and describing methods for producing more crop per drop in farming. This Part 4 post lists methods 26 through 35. 26. Pumps for Irrigating It wasn’t until motorized pumps powered by fossil fuels were used to irrigate [...]
Wildlife film maker Rebecca Hosking investigates how to transform her family’s farm in Devon into a low energy farm for the future, and discovers that nature holds the key…. Topics covered include forest gardens, peak oil and agriculture, food security, carbon emissions, sustainability and permaculture.