Land of Plenty

by Zoe Pollock

This video, from students at the Vancouver Film School, visualizes a different sort of pseudovariety, this time within our natural food systems. Out of 80,000 edible plants we choose only 30 to supply 90% of the calories in our diet; 14 animal species make up 90% of our livestock. The scariest realizations are about 1:45 in.