The loss of land through erosion brings to mind a recent book, Sixty Harvests Left, by the CEO of Compassion in World Farming, Philip Lymbery. He echoes Reeve's findings, that the terrible circular loop of cutting forest, growing crops for
Philip Lymbery responds to the United Nations’ continuous warnings on soil erosion in Sixty Harvests Left. Lymbery travels across the world to expose the effects of industrialized farming on unprecedented topsoil depletion.
Speaking to Bloomsbury Editor Kieron Connolly, Philip explains why factory farming is economically inefficient, how the Parmesan in your fridge is just another industrially farmed product and how regenerative farming and new technologies can save us.
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Well, it’s books for starters – I want to read them all at once! Currently I’m switching between Sixty Harvests Left by Philip Lymbery, Who Cares Wins by Lily Cole, How Veganism Can Save Us by Emma Hakansson and also
Sixty Harvests Left may be considered as completing a trilogy, following the successful (and very readable) publication of previous bestsellers, Farmageddon and Dead Zone.