The great nutrient collapse

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The great nutrient collapse

Postby Jack Flash » 13 Sep 17, 10:35 am

The great nutrient collapse - http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/20 ... 1?lo=ap_a1

“Every leaf and every grass blade on earth makes more and more sugars as CO2 levels keep rising,” Loladze said. “We are witnessing the greatest injection of carbohydrates into the biosphere in human history―[an] injection that dilutes other nutrients in our food supply.”


This is the same as the argument against GMO. It is not that scientists are creating dangerous foods. The plants however, in being more tolerant to pesticides and herbicides tend to have more pesticides and herbicides sprayed in and around them to kill weeds and insects. This results in more pesticides and herbicides on the food we eat. In making the crops grow faster they have become less nutritious on a pound per pound basis. I'm glad to see an article that addresses this problem as most people seem to be unaware, and accept that GMO crops are not harmful, but do not consider the agricultural environment .

:? looks like I need to expand my garden
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