Social ramifications of monoculture

Social ramifications of monoculture

Carbon Trade Watch explains not just the environmental effects of monoculture, but how monocultures often have devastating social effects as well. It's important to realize that monocultures don't just consist of crops for human consumption, but also for animal feed, and biofuels, as well as tree plantations. Small-scale farmers with industrial monoculture neighbors often face water shortages, pesticide contamination, GMO pollen drift, endangering their livlihoods, but at times even forced eviction in the face of large scale land grabs. 

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