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Resource links:

The Greening of Canadian Agriculture - MacDonald Laurier Institute
Organic Agriculture Center of Canada
Food down the Road - Kingston branch of National Farmers Union
Ecological Society of America
British Ecological Society - Public Policy Initiative

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Climate Change - Natural Resources Canada
Carbon sequestration strategies - US Dept. of Energy
The State of the Planet. (Science, Nov. 2003)
Arctic Climate Impact Assessment


Highly recommended journal papers - see Reference list for a more expansive set!

Foley, J et al. (2011) Solutions for a cultivated planet. Nature.    478: 337–342

Loos et al (2014). Putting meaning back into “sustainable intensification”. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment 12(6):356-361.

Maeder, P. et al. (2002). Soil Fertility and Biodiversity in Organic Farming.  Science 296, 1694 (2002)

Pimental, D. et al. (2005) Environmental, Energetic, and Economic Comparisons of Organic and Conventional Farming Systems.  Bioscience 55(7):573-582.

Tilman, D. et al (2002). Agricultural sustainability and intensive production practices. Nature 418:671-677.

Trewevas, A. (2001). Urban myths of organic farming. Nature 410:409-410.


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