Will Allen on "Living on Earth" report

It's a new year, not to mention a new decade, which means it's time to look back on our environmental progress. That's exactly what the experts on the public radio program "Living on Earth" did this week. If you haven't heard the show before, it's one of the most thoughtful programs to provide comprehensive commentary and reporting on environmental issues. Click the link above to see the timeline of important environmental milestones of the '00s.

ALSO...Mr. Will Allen of Growing Power fame - not to mention a MacArthur Fellow - appeared in the same LOE episode, in a segment called "The Future of Ecological Landscape." He emphasizes that our current food system isn't working nor is it practical. Thanks to him, along with other dedicated urban farm enthusiasts and educators, we can learn smarter more equitable ways to grow food for everyone, even in the locations once thought unsuitable for agriculture.