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In Search of Meadowlarks: Birds, Farms, and Food in Harmony with the Land (Compact Disc)

In Search of Meadowlarks: Birds, Farms, and Food in Harmony with the Land Cover Image
By John M. Marzluff, Danny Campbell (Narrated by)
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Description


An ornithologist's personal look at farming practices that finds practical solutions for sustainable food production compatible with bird and wildlife conservation With predictions of a human population of more than nine billion by the middle of this century and eleven billion by 2100, we stand at a crossroads in our agricultural evolution. In this clear and engaging yet scientifically rigorous book, wildlife biologist John M. Marzluff takes a personal approach to sustainable agriculture. He travels to farms and ranches across North and Central America, including a Nebraska corn and soybean farm, California vineyards, cattle ranches in Montana, and small sustainable farms in Costa Rica, to understand the unique challenges and solutions to sustainable food production. Agriculture and wildlife can coexist, he argues, if farmers are justly rewarded for conservation; if future technological advancements increase food production and reduce food waste; and if consumers cut back on meat consumption. Beginning with a look backwards at our evolutionary history and concluding with practical solutions for change that will benefit farmers and ranchers, Marzluff provides an accessible and insightful study for the ecologically minded citizen, farmer, rancher, or conservationist.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781705222164
ISBN-10: 1705222161
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Publication Date: May 12th, 2020
Language: English