“Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food.”
“‘Sadly, our descendants will also have to do without the aesthetic pleasures and sources of imagination provided by our only known living counterparts in the universe,’ said Ehrlich.
“In the meantime, the overall scope of population losses makes clear the world cannot wait to address biodiversity damage, according to the authors. They call for curbs on the basic drivers of extinction—human overpopulation and overconsumption—and challenge society to move away from ‘the fiction that perpetual growth can occur on a finite planet.'”
And why are humans coded to have no empathy toward all other life on Earth? Because they are extremist religious fundamentalists like Scott Pruitt who believe some old guy with a long white beard who lives on a cloud wants us all to harvest biodiversity like we’re mining for gold? Evil fuck.
When your coding makes your species a cancer upon your own home planet – you got malware, bitch.
“Researchers recently found that a female killer whale could copy the phrases ‘hello,’ ‘bye-bye,’ ‘Amy,’ and ‘one, two, three.’ The orca could also imitate a wolf’s howl, an elephant’s trumpeting, and the sounds of a creaking door and a ‘raspberry.’ And she reproduced the new sounds quickly, some within the first attempt.”
Sadly, “Puget Sound’s Southern Resident Orca Population Drops To 30-Year Low” . Can we fix with slower ships? Or by feeding them?
Now, hold on there – I know these days when many of us see an older white man behind a podium – a numbed, dulling fatigue immediately begins to set in, like right behind the eyes, but trust me: this is one of the good ones.
“Deep democracy, real democracy is the only way that we can organize as a society, to achieve balance with Earth – and to do it in a way that meets the needs of all.”– David Korten
“We can almost be literally be anything we want to be – and I’m not talking individuals; I’m talking about societies.” – David Korten