Posts tagged biodiversity

Seeds

I am not much of a gardener. I like the idea of gardening, but the reality of it just doesn’t grab me. Nevertheless, I was quite disturbed to see that, according to United Nations estimates, around 75% of plant biodiversity has vanished entirely in the last century. It may be good in the short term to focus on the most profitable, high-yielding varieties of crops and vegetables, but it doesn’t seem a very sensible long-term strategy. It may also be why a lot of things you buy in the supermarket… Read More