Philippine experts divided over climate change action: Scientists and farmers make competing claims for cutting-edge science and low-tech sustainable farming

Philippine experts divided over climate change action: Scientists and farmers make competing claims for cutting-edge science and low-tech sustainable farming


Source: Guardian Development   As governments meet in Berlin, scientists and farmers on the frontline ofclimate change in the Philippines are at odds over how best to adaptagriculture to the much higher temperatures and […]

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World’s Number 1 Herbicide (Glyphosate) Discovered in U.S. Mothers’ Breast Milk

World’s Number 1 Herbicide (Glyphosate) Discovered in U.S. Mothers’ Breast Milk


Source: Sustainable Pulse Pilot study shows build-up of glyphosate herbicide in Mothers’ bodies Urine testing shows glyphosate levels over 10 times higher than in Europe Initial testing shows Monsanto and […]

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Carving up a continent: How the UK government is facilitating the corporate takeover of African food systems.

Carving up a continent: How the UK government is facilitating the corporate takeover of African food systems.


Read the full wdm report, ‘Carving up a continent’ World Development Movement Press Release £600 million in UK aid money is going to a scheme to help big businesses increase […]

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Press Release- UN Climate experts: Green Revolution leaves food systems vulnerable to climate change

Press Release- UN Climate experts: Green Revolution leaves food systems vulnerable to climate change


The United Nations’ experts from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have stated that the so-called “green revolution” is leaving agriculture vulnerable to climate change, and that new approaches […]

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How “Extreme Levels” of Roundup in Food Became the Industry Norm

How “Extreme Levels” of Roundup in Food Became the Industry Norm


An article by Thomas Bøhn and Marek Cuhram, originally posted in Independent Science News Food and feed quality are crucial to human and animal health. Quality can be defined as […]

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Dr Debal Deb – India’s “Rice Warrior”

Dr Debal Deb – India’s “Rice Warrior”


An article by John Vidal. Originally posted in The Guardian 17th March 2014 Fifty years ago, every Indian village would probably have grown a dozen or more rice varieties that grew nowhere […]

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Seeds of Justice taster released by Guardian as it tackles G8′s Neo-colonial New Alliance

Seeds of Justice taster released by Guardian as it tackles G8′s Neo-colonial New Alliance


You can watch the 4 minute short here: Seeds of Justice The Guardian Newspaper today released a short taster of our upcoming film, Seeds of Justice. Due for release in Autumn […]

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AGRA & Annan Call African Opposition to GM a ‘Farce’

AGRA & Annan Call African Opposition to GM a ‘Farce’


Source: The Guardian Concern in Africa over genetically modified crops has been dismissed as fear of the unknown by an environmental group chaired by Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary general. A report […]

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Africa’s Food Sovereignty Under Attack By Corporate Interests

Africa’s Food Sovereignty Under Attack By Corporate Interests


Press Release, 15 August 2013. From the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa Africa’s Food Sovereignty Under Attack By Corporate Interests Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA), a coalition of pan-African […]

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GMO imposition on Ghanaians, lessons from Argentina

GMO imposition on Ghanaians, lessons from Argentina


Posted in Ghanaweb.net Since the issue of the brazen attempts by a handful of so-called “experts” in our scientific community and Ghana’s political class – the opposition and the ruling […]

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