> Most of the wildlife the world is losing has been the result of
> extending low-yield organic farming methods in countries like Ecuador
> and Nigeria.
Robert Stevahn responds:
Peer reviewed references, please. It's my impression that there's been
quite a bit of export of your brand of agriculture to developing
countries. You know, another handy way to exploit their resources by
hooking them on our expensive technology.
Dennis suggests the following references:
- World Bank Discussion Paper 224 "Toward an Environmental Strategy for
Asia", Brandon and Ramankutty, 1993.
- "The Environmental Challanges in Sub-Saharan Africa", Environment Magazine,
May 1995, pp. 4-9, 31-35.
- "Economic Progress and the Environment: one developing country's policy
crisis", Southgate and Whitaker, Oxford University Press, 1994.