sustained, Nachhaltigkeit, sustainable development

Wild Earth 8, no. 3

Wild Earth 8, no. 3 features articles on the relationship between agriculture and biodiversity as well as an examination of whether conservation biology needs natural history. The issue also provides updates on the Wildlands Project.

The Ecological Sustainability of Local Food Systems

Although simply reducing food miles does not guarantee a more sustainable diet, choosing to participate in alternative local food systems instead of the conventional food system is a sure way to increase your access to environmentally friendly food and to support more ecologically sustainable agricultural practices.

Think Global, Eat Local: Exploring Foodways

About this issue

This volume of RCC Perspectives offers insights into the motivations, benefits, and limitations of local food systems. It aims to shed light on the complexity of the debate while remaining unified by a single message: that where our food comes from and how it is produced matters.