Rain Forest in Your Kitchen by Martin Teitel
The Hidden Connection Between Extinction And Your Supermarket

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The biodiversity crisis -- the extinction of thousands of species of plants and animals -- is not just a faraway problem for scientists to solve. Instead, the crisis is as close as our backyards, our gardens, and our refrigerator shelves. This engaging, practical guide inspires average Americans to wield their consumer power in favor of protecting the world's plant and animal species.Environmentalist activist Martin Teitel offers compelling evidence that by slightly modifying how we shop, eat, and garden, we can collectively influence the operating decisions of today's corporate agribusiness and help preserve our precious genetic resources. Teitel offers strategies so simple that they require no significant lifestyle change or expense.
 

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Genetically Engineered Food Changing the Nature of Nature Acknowledgements Foreword Introduction: Hijacked Dinner 1. How Genetic Engineering Works 2. What's in Your Grocery Cart? 3. You Are What You Eat 4. Your Right to Know 5. Food Fights 6. Fields of Green: Farming and Biotech 7. Crossing Swords with an Angel 8. "We Will Feed the World" 9. What the Future Holds 10. The Light at the End of the Tunnel: What You Can Do Appendix A: Organic Seed Saving Appendix B: Related Web Sites Appendix C: Organizations Notes Suggested Reading Index
 
Published June 22, 2012 by Island Press. 126 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Cooking, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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Teitel here assesses the loss of ``biodiversity'' in our food sources and the potential cost to ourselves. By biodiversity, he means the various available species of seeds or livestock. He cites stati

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