W.C. Lowdermilk – Simply a brilliant study of soil and civilization decline though the ages of human history. Soil expert travels the world in the 1930’s.
StatcsCan – In 1996, over 18 percent of Ontario’s Class 1 farmland was being used for urban purposes. This land is, for all intents and purposes, permanently lost to agriculture.
The Globe and Mail – Canada has lost its status as a food-producing superpower and needs a drastic overhaul of its agricultural policy if it hopes to compete in world markets and feed more of its own people
Sierra Club Canada – Rampant suburban sprawl development in Ontario’s metropolitan areas has led to chronic traffic jams, conflicts over the use of green space and soaring public costs to service growth.
Abbe Hamilton – Many neoclassical economists, other technology supporters and some empiricists argue that technological advancements will allow indefinite growth in agricultural productivity.
Stats Canada – The Loss of Dependable Agricultural Land in Canada (Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletin
Food, Land, Population and the U.S. Economy – This focuses on the interrelated nature of the economy, population growth, and environmental degradation.