“Cows might fly”

cowsmightfly

http://aeon.co/magazine/nature-and-cosmos/what-swiss-flying-cows-tell-us-about-the-environmental-future/

…the mindset that combines biodiversity and agriculture makes a great deal of sense for Switzerland.  As it might for the rest of the world in times to come. From some perspectives it comes down to what you do when there is no more room left…

lightbulblogo

In Switzerland the big picture political decision has been made to subsidize uneconomic mountain farming because it has a much higher societal and environmental value to the Swiss than the lower global price of milk products says it has. Small countries, or countries with little space available for human activity, have higher value judgements than market prices. As global population grows and puts pressure on the land available for development, the Swiss economic model may become more important.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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