Food and FarmingBook - 2004
The "Sustainable World series tackles environmental issues that affect our world in clear, accessible ways, so that young readers are introduced to difficult concepts with relative case. Each title in this series covers the particulars of a problem--the origins of the problem, factors that compound it--and then moves forward to highlight programs and movements that are being explored and implemented worldwide to combat the issues. These books are progressive and earth-conscious, offering a wide array of possible ways young readers can get involved in their community and work toward environmental awareness, education, and action. Full-color photographs, glossaries, bibliographies, and numerous website listings enhance each volume. This volume covers topics like the Green Revolution, genetically modified foods, and organic farming in relation to feeding the world's burgeoning population. Clear and swift paced, this book provides a global overview of the concerns and movements surrounding sustainable farming and food production, and what readers can do to participate.
Publisher: San Diego : Kidhaven Press, c2004
Branch Call Number: j 363.8 Bowden
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill., 1 col. map ; 26 cm