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This map shows how much Organic Agriculture is used in each country across the world. It has been created by a geographer at the University of Sheffield - Benjamin Hennig, towards his project: Views of the World, for which he creates "gridded cartograms" representing in a clear, visual and concise way various factors of our world.

Organic agriculture is a production system that sustains the health of soils, ecosystems and people. It relies on ecological processes, biodiversity and cycles adapted to local conditions, rather than the use of inputs with adverse effects. Organic agriculture combines tradition, innovation and science to benefit the shared environment and promote fair relationships and a good quality of life for all involved. (IFOAM 2009) 


Europe is clearly taking leadership and setting an example in the use of organic agriculture (, as well as in tackling climate change and reducing the effects of "Global Warming").

Nevertheless, with a growing population and already diminishing resources, as well as predicted de-forestation and desertification of lands in the coming decades, even the ambitious and bold plans of the EU will not be enough to prevent "Global Warming".

What more can we do to tackle it? How can we encourage other countries and global powers to commit to the same level of changes to their policies?