Even Wall Street Journal agrees: GMO’s threaten food security while offering no solution for India’s poor

Even Wall Street Journal agrees: GMO’s threaten food security while offering no solution for India’s poor


Source – NaturalNews, by Jonathan Benson July 22, 2014 (NaturalNews) The government of India appears to be slowly falling into the clutches of multinational chemical companies craftily pushing their own […]

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Call for a rational debate about GMOs

Call for a rational debate about GMOs


Source – The Guardian, by Marc Gunther July 16, 2014 When non-profit organizations do battle with big business, the non-profits – or public interest groups, if you prefer – have […]

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New Report – Mining and its Impacts on Water, Food Sovereignty and Sacred Natural Sites in Uganda

New Report – Mining and its Impacts on Water, Food Sovereignty and Sacred Natural Sites in Uganda


Source – The Gaia Foundation July 3rd, 2014 A New Report Calls for No Go Areas for Mining and Extractive Activities as Threats to Water, Food Sovereignty, and Sacred Natural […]

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Action Alert: Save Our Farmers – Tell Congress to Oppose New Use of Toxic Herbicide

Action Alert: Save Our Farmers – Tell Congress to Oppose New Use of Toxic Herbicide


Source – Farm & Ranch Freedom Alliance July 17, 2014 What happens when the government approves new herbicide-resistant GMO crops? The use of that herbicide skyrockets. We’ve seen it happen […]

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Doctors and scientists call on German Chancellor Merkel to halt US-EU trade deal

Doctors and scientists call on German Chancellor Merkel to halt US-EU trade deal


Source – GMWatch July 18, 2014 TTIP threatens public health and the environment, say experts A GROUP OF German physicians and scientists has called on Chancellor Angela Merkel to use […]

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Better use of world’s existing cropland could feed 3 billion more people: study

Better use of world’s existing cropland could feed 3 billion more people: study


Source – The Guardian, by Fiona Harvey July 17, 2014 Research reveals large increases in population expected in the next three decades need not result in widespread hunger The world’s […]

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Podcast: Concerns Rise Over Pesticide Use, Birds, and Bees

Podcast: Concerns Rise Over Pesticide Use, Birds, and Bees


Source – ScienceFriday July 11, 2014     Listen to podcast here: http://sciencefriday.com/segment/07/11/2014/concerns-rise-over-pesticide-use-birds-and-bees.html Research published this week in the journal Nature links the use of neonicotinoid pesticides to declining populations of some insect-eating […]

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Sacred Earth, Sacred Self

Sacred Earth, Sacred Self


Source – Sustainable Food Trust June 27, 2014 Patrick Holden and Owsley Brown in discussion at the 2014 Festival of Faiths http://vimeo.com/99295291  The pace of life in our post-industrial society means […]

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Bollworms develop resistance against Bt cotton crop

Bollworms develop resistance against Bt cotton crop


Source – Dawn.com, By Jamal Shahid Jul 14, 2014 ISLAMABAD: Farmers and agriculture scientists are alarmed by the destructive attack of bollworms this year that seem to have developed resistance against […]

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Nearly two-thirds of the bread you eat contains pesticides residues

Nearly two-thirds of the bread you eat contains pesticides residues


Source – Pesticide Action Network (PAN) UK July 17, 2014 A report released today by PAN UK in conjunction with the Organic. Naturally Differentcampaign, reveals that nearly two-thirds (61.5%) of bread products tested […]

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