This Ecosia video about regenerative farming introduces the viewer to the benefits of more traditional farming practices for people and the planet and discusses the downsides of extractive farming practices.
The video integrates justice, sustainability, and fighting climate change.
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Social studies and history classes could use this resource when discussing Indigenous cultures, historical farming practices, and developing resilient and self-sustaining communities.
Science classes could use this video for lessons about nutrient cycling, the carbon cycle, microbiology, and photosynthesis.
This resource is a 13-minute video that presents issues related to climate justice and the agricultural sector, with a focus on processes and systems centered on regenerative agriculture. Industrial agriculture currently emits roughly a quarter of global greenhouse gases and, while producing vast quantities of food, has proven incapable of adequately distributing the food to a global population. This resource presents an overview of methods for transforming the agricultural sector into a more local-scale and sustainable form. Sources are included in the video description. This resource is recommended for teaching.
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