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Prop. 37 on GMO-Labeling: The Referendum, The Propaganda, Its Backers & Their Lies

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or outside of the USA, you can’t ignore by now that the hottest campaign leading up to the November ballot is actually taking place in California. Yep, forget about the swing states. It’s … Continue reading

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Industrial Agriculture Cannot Feed The World

You’ve heard it many time: “Organic farming is a nice luxury, not a solution to world hunger.” Despite the many rebuttals offered time and time again, this conversation is not going anywhere. Scaremongers are not letting go, and for good … Continue reading

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Grow Them Out! (or how to save cultivated biodiversity)

Jim Richardson is no scientist. He’s a National Geographic photographer. As such, he got to work on one of the most fascinating, relevant, crucial stories of our times: the preservation of seeds and heirloom animal breeds. The great thing about lay people … Continue reading

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Dragging Monsanto To Justice

SIGN THE PETITION AGAINST MONSANTO’S GENETICALLY-MODIFIED ALFALFA! The mood of the Eco-Farm Conference’s 1,000 attendees turned somber last week when the announcement was made from the pulpit, on Friday morning, that the Obama Administration had decided to deregulate Monsanto’s genetically-modified … Continue reading

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Leaked GMO Cables Go Mainstream

I was all tickled this morning to find out that the leaked cables about the U.S. push for genetically modified (GM) crops in Europe finally made it to the European mainstream press. In good English journalistic tradition, The Guardian kept … Continue reading

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Beware of the propagandists

A perplexing headline has been making the rounds on the web for a couple of days : “Media May be Hyping Benefits of Organic Food, Agriculture–News accounts of organic agriculture and organic food are more likely to be positive than … Continue reading

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