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date: 28 March 2020

Agroecology  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Sarah Taylor LOVELLSarah Taylor LOVELL

The environmental impacts of the Green Revolution, which emphasized increasing crop yields often at the expense of the environment, led ecologists to encourage agroecology, a sustainable approach that protects not only the environment but small shareholders. The movement has grown worldwide with positive effects particularly in developing countries, where it has not only ecological impacts but social and economic effects as well. ...

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