Agriculture & Food Production

Agriculture & Food Production

Big Questions

Is the global ecological impact of meat production sustainable?

Persuasion and the Nudge

You don’t easily change a person’s perspective, understanding, and long-held opinion of things. It is built up moment-by-moment, year-by-year, decade-by-decade over a lifetime. Rather than try to completely change a person’s opinion in one sitting, find a way for two views to coexist and cooperate by nudging each towards the other. Reference Paul McCartney’s idea about nudging people to eat less meat by instituting Meatless Monday.

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Can Planet Earth feed 10 billion people by 2050?

Big Picture

Big Picture / Technology / Agriculture & Food Production

History of agriculture
Farm management

Crop farming
Livestock farming
Technology of hunting, fishing, whaling

Food

  • Food processing
  • Food preservation
  • Techniques for controlling the quality of food
  • Food sources and new product development

Further reading

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You Protect What You Love