The bread of the Tropics (Part of our conservation and sustainability series)
|Starts:||14:00 4 Jun 2011|
|Ends:||15:00 4 Jun 2011|
|How much:||Book on 0161 275 2648, free, adults and older children|
Did pre-historic hunters live in balance with nature or over exploit their resources? How can we make sure our current food resources, such as fishing, are harvested sustainably? Join museum and university experts along with 6 objects from the Museum’s collection to explore the history of sustainability and how we might become more sustainable.
Originally native to South America, Manioc is now a staple in the entire tropics. Film-maker and photographer duo Ali and Sumiko Anzai-May, will talk about the history of how humans have used plants for their own use, and what impact that has had on the natural world.
Price: Book on 0161 275 2648, free, adults and older children
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