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Falkland Islanders Grow Their Own Food

Falkland Islanders Grow Their Own Food
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Falkland Islanders are taking measures to protect themselves from food shortages, as new shipping controls disrupt supplies to the remote South Atlantic archipelago. Photo Credit: ItzaFineDay via Flickr.

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1:52AM PST on Jan 28, 2015

Live long and prosper!

7:16PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

If they can do it...

4:41PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

Good for the Falkland Islanders! Eddie Izzard will be happy to hear it.

3:37PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

No, GIANNA M., you're no doubt thinking of the Faroe Islands, which are under the soverereignty of Denmark. The Falkland Islands are a British Overseas Territory. Each is self governed.
See, re FAROE ISLANDS whale and dolphin slaughter: http://www.care2.com/news/category/animals/faroe%20islands

Thank you for the article, Chris. This practice will, hopefully, spread.

3:23PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

Good for them. Maybe even without Argentina's nonsense it would have been a good idea to become more self sufficient anyway. A few more greenhouses would help too I am sure.

3:14PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

Are these the same people slaughtering the dolphins

1:48PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

Well, they seem to be doing something to defeat the machinations of the Argentinians. Good for them.

12:06PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

Not the easiest climate in which to become self-sufficient but they're a resourceful people and, apart from products made from wood (toilet paper etc - no trees on the islands) they will prove that pulling together in hard times is the answer.

11:52AM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

Food security is very important.
I wish my government understood this!

8:52AM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

NOTED!

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