Protecting nature to death

TED just discovered Allan Savory. I hope a lot of people check this out. I learned about him when Michael Pollan lent me his book a few years back. (Image below: Mexico, efore holistic management).

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It’s a fascinating read if you want to go beyond the video. (After holistic management: note the hill with the blue line)

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Savory starts with his own story as a ecologist managing parks in Africa: “No sooner did we remove the hunting drumbeating people to protect the animals, then the land began to deteriorate.” Continue reading