This is The ChangeUnderground for the 7th of February 2022.
I’m your host, Jon Moore
Decarbonise the Air, Recarbonise the Soil!
As this pod enters its seventh year, I can see some patterns from the last six.
The big one is the continued decline in honeybee populations and mass deaths following spraying events. I’ve added a photo to the show notes on the website: https://worldorganicnews.com/episode286/ showing which foods would drop from the supply chain, as we say these days, if our pollinators went missing. “Went missing”, if we killed them off through our own inability to respond to reality.
And the bee question is a microcosm of our planet. Continue reading →
This is the World Organic News for the week ending 2nd of March 2020.
Jon Moore reporting!
Decarbonise the air, recarbonise the soil!
This week I’m diving deeply into the humble chook. Known outside of Australasia as the chicken or hen, Here they are chooks. Get used to the word as it’s just what I use. Maybe you could spread this practice to where you live? A little linguistic trading.
So to the chooks. There has been a rediscovery of the humble chook in suburban areas over the last, say, twenty years. Local authorities have changed by-laws to allow the keeping of poultry, often without the rooster but that’s not too big of an issue as unfertilised eggs are just as delicious as the rooster boosted option. Continue reading →