Regenesis: Feeding the World Without Devouring the Planet

Farming is the world’s leading cause of environmental destruction, yet we seldom discuss it. It covers thirty times more land than urban sprawl, devastating forests, wildlife, and waterways while still leaving millions hungry and driving up food prices.

Our food system is now failing. In “Regenesis,” George Monbiot offers a groundbreaking solution to feed the world without destroying it. He explores advances in soil ecology that promise more food with less farming. Monbiot introduces innovators: a grower redefining soil fertility, breeders of perennial grains eliminating the need for plows and chemicals, and scientists developing new methods for producing protein and fat. These pioneers demonstrate how understanding the smallest life forms can help us heal the planet and usher in an age of regeneration.


George Monbiot


Penguin Books

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