Examines how implementation of the Kyoto Protocol could actually help U.S. agriculture.
Agrobiodiversity and food security
Reveals the urgent need for action to incorporate biodiversity planning into agricultural development, and highlights effective practices and policies.
Reveals vital but overlooked ingredients for spreading innovative sustainable agriculture techniques -- mainly institutional collaboration, farmer participation, and political support.
The Public Health Risks
Brings together an extensive body of experimental and epidemiological research from around the world documenting the effects of widely used pesticides on the immune system and the attendant health risks.
Challenges in Latin America's agricultural export boom...
Chronicles the benefits and shortcomings of trade and structural adjustment policies promoted throughout Latin America and the Caribbean by the World Bank, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and other multinational agencies during the 1980s.
Enhancing Environmental and Economic Performance in U.S. Agriculture
A comprehensive, empirically based analysis of U.S. agricultural sustainability. Uses agronomic and environmental data collected from 45 physical U.S. regions. A tool to assess the environmental and economic impacts of a broad range of policy options.
Guidelines for action to save, study and use Earth's biotic wealth sustainably and equitably...
Offers the most systematic and comprehensive plan ever devised to protect the world's total stock of genes, species, and ecosystems....
U.S. Agricultural Policy and the Transition to Sustainable Agriculture
This report demonstrated that resource conserving agricultural systems are environmentally and economically superior to conventional systems over the long term.
Airborne pollution's toll on trees and crops...
Across the United States, air pollution is contributing to the decline and ultimate death of forest trees and to widespread losses in crop yields.
An assessment of the resource base that supports the global economy
Special focus on the spread of toxic wastes in the developed world and sustainable agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa.