Tuesday, April 20, 2010

of volcanos and flowers

Sent to me by one of my students, this BBC posting provides a fascinating glimpse into the logic of the world food system, as thousands of farm workers in Kenya are laid off as a result of the eruption in Iceland:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8629079.stm

8 comments:

Alistair said...

@Akram:

Our staff-written blog in Geography here at NUI Maynooth, Ireland, touches on the same issue.

See: http://nuimgeography.wordpress.com/2010/04/20/the-volcano-and-the-wilting-flowers/

I'm enjoying your site and have been trying to get my students to explore it (although I cannot say how successful I've been!).

Alistair Fraser

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