Cary Fowler Famous Quotes & Sayings

16 Cary Fowler Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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It is impossible to talk about slowing climate change without talking about reducing CO2 emissions. Equally, it is impossible to talk about adapting to climate change without considering how we will feed ourselves. And it is out of the question that we can adapt agriculture without conserving crop diversity. Cary Fowler Sayings: It is impossible to talk about slowing climate change without talking about reducing CO2 emissions.
To begin with, I've always known that I was a little bit different. And, I have a lot of relatives who own farms. I grew up in the American South where political issues and issues of justice were at the forefront. What I do now is a combination of all these factors. Cary Fowler Sayings: To begin with, I've always known that I was a little bit different. And, I
Loss of genetic diversity in agriculture is leading us to a rendezvous with extinction
to the doorstep of hunger on a scale we refuse to imagine. To simplify the environment as we have done with agriculture is to destroy the complex interrelationships that hold the natural world together. Reducing the diversity of life, we narrow our options for the future and render our own survival more precarious.
Cary Fowler Sayings: Loss of genetic diversity in agriculture is leading us to a rendezvous with extinctionto the
You don't look in the eyes of a carrot seed quite in the way you do a panda bear, but it's very important diversity. Cary Fowler Sayings: You don't look in the eyes of a carrot seed quite in the way you
At the Global Crop Diversity Trust, we work to conserve the diversity that will allow the adaptation and evolution of our agricultural crops in the context of climate change and other challenges. Cary Fowler Sayings: At the Global Crop Diversity Trust, we work to conserve the diversity that will allow
I first went into social services, and when I did my Ph.D. I looked at intellectual diversity rights as they apply to biological material. At the time, I never thought of what I'm doing now as a career. I thought I wouldn't find employment doing this. Cary Fowler Sayings: I first went into social services, and when I did my Ph.D. I looked at
We now know that we cannot continue to put ever-increasing amounts of CO2 into the atmosphere. Actions have consequences. In fact, the consequences of past actions are already in the pipeline. Global temperatures are rising. Glaciers are melting. Sea levels are rising. Extreme weather events are multiplying. Cary Fowler Sayings: We now know that we cannot continue to put ever-increasing amounts of CO2 into the
Whether we consciously realize it or not, the biodiversity with which we are most familiar, and the biodiversity with which we have most intimate historical, cultural and biological connections, is that associated with food plants. Cary Fowler Sayings: Whether we consciously realize it or not, the biodiversity with which we are most familiar,
I'm not talking about losing [agricultural] diversity in the same way that you lose your car keys. I'm talking about losing it in the same way that we lost the dinosaurs: actually losing it, never to be seen again. Cary Fowler Sayings: I'm not talking about losing [agricultural] diversity in the same way that you lose your
Most of us take seeds for granted. The fate of human kind is resting on these genetic
resources: Seeds. So nothing could be more important.
Cary Fowler Sayings: Most of us take seeds for granted. The fate of human kind is resting on
The drive behind what I do is really to make sure that people don't go to bed hungry. It's not just that I have a love of diversity, it's the importance of the uses of that diversity. Cary Fowler Sayings: The drive behind what I do is really to make sure that people don't go
In the game of life, less diversity means fewer options for change. Wild or domesticated, panda or pea, adaptation is the requirement for survival. Cary Fowler Sayings: In the game of life, less diversity means fewer options for change. Wild or domesticated,
Perhaps it matters little whether the international community chooses to celebrate crop diversity, but it profoundly matters that the international community takes action to conserve it. Cary Fowler Sayings: Perhaps it matters little whether the international community chooses to celebrate crop diversity, but it
The coldest growing seasons of the future [will be] hotter than the hottest of the past. Is agriculture adapted to that? I don't know. Can fish play the piano? Cary Fowler Sayings: The coldest growing seasons of the future [will be] hotter than the hottest of the
To many people, 'biodiversity' is almost synonymous with the word 'nature,' and 'nature' brings to mind steamy forests and the big creatures that dwell there. Fair enough. But biodiversity is much more than that, for it encompasses not only the diversity of species, but also the diversity within species. Cary Fowler Sayings: To many people, 'biodiversity' is almost synonymous with the word 'nature,' and 'nature' brings to
Agriculture is in danger. The whole world is in danger. We need to learn to adapt. If we
don't, we'll face catastrophic consequence on a scale you cannot imagine.
Cary Fowler Sayings: Agriculture is in danger. The whole world is in danger. We need to learn to