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"Cloned food. GMOs and rBGH. Oh my! Interesting how swiftly these food technologies were rushed to market, when organic fought for 13 years to become federal law. Eleven years ago, genetically modified food was not part of our food supply; today an astounding 30 percent of our cropland is planted in GMOs. Organic is the only de facto seal of reassurance against these and other modern, lab-produced additions to our food supply, and the only food term with built in inspections and federal regulatory teeth." www.organic.org

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Last modified: 2014-09-23 00:00:47

According to the new UN report, major changes are needed in our food, agriculture and trade systems, with a shift toward local small-scale farmers and food systems recommended.

Diversity of farms, reducing the use of fertilizer and other changes are desperately needed according to the report, which was highlighted in this article from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy.


Keywords: organic,future,sustainable farming,UN reports,monoculture,high external input,UN Commission on Trade and Development,UNCTAD,Trade and Environment Review 2013: Wake Up Before It's Too Late,urban farming,managing water,water
Last modified: 2014-09-07 23:54:47

Coconut oil has been a dietary and beauty staple for millennia. It's a powerful destroyer of all kinds of microbes, from viruses to bacteria to protozoa, many of which can be harmful, and provides your body with high-quality fat that is critical for optimal health.

Keywords: coconut oil, uses, benefits, lauric acid, monolaurin, health, beauty products, hair, toothpaste, oil pulling, detox, antimicrobial, anti-viral,
Last modified: 2014-02-24 23:00:32

UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only Way to Feed the World

Transformative changes are needed in our food, agriculture and trade systems in order to increase diversity on farms, reduce our use of fertilizer and other inputs, support small-scale farmers and create strong local food systems. That's the conclusion of a remarkable new publication from the U.N. Commission on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Keywords: UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only Way to Feed the World, UN, IATP, organic, news
Wake up before it is too late: report on sustainable agriculture for UNCTAD
Last modified: 2013-09-30 23:33:51

Wake up before it is too late: report on sustainable agriculture for UNCTAD

Not long after the 2008-2009 food price crisis, high and volatile food prices and back in the international agenda creating renewed concerns for world food security.

Once again, discussions are mostly focused on suggesting quick-fixes linked to some specific contributing factors, such as food price speculation or the increasing use of bio-energy

"Wake up Before It Is Too Late, Make agriculture truly sustainable now for food security in a changing climate", is a report prepared for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Trade and Environment review 2013. Report here


Keywords: sustainable,agriculture,reports,UNCTAD,UN,Conference,Trade,Development,Wake up before it is too late: report on sustainable agriculture for UNCTAD,
Last modified: 2013-09-30 23:29:36

Organik Memberi Makanan ke Dunia semuanya - Organic Can Feed the World

Mengingat bahwa sistem produksi saat meninggalkan hampir satu miliar orang kekurangan gizi, tanggung jawab harus pada industri agribisnis untuk membuktikan model, bukan sebaliknya. Informasi lebih lanjut (bahasa Inggris).



Keywords: organic,agriculture,food production,sustainable,sustainability,system,conventional,debate,studies,Pollan,Organic Can Feed the World,The Atlantic
Last modified: 2012-11-06 02:13:02
Keywords: Research: Roundup Herbicide Toxicity Vastly Underestimated, GreenMedInfo.com,Sayer Ji,Monsanto,toxic,Roundup,Glyphosate,herbicide
Last modified: 2012-11-05 19:52:07

According to an analysis conducted by researchers from the University of Sherbrooke Hospital Centre in Quebec, Canada, 100 percent of pregnant women and their unborn babies tested positive for GMO toxins in their blood, proving that transgenic materials are not effectively broken down and eliminated during digestion as we have all been told.

Keywords: GMO,toxins,pregnancy,pregnant,GMO toxins found in nearly all pregnant women, unborn babies,Natural News
Last modified: 2012-11-05 19:41:21

A new approach to agriculture that combines the best in industrial production with organic and sustainable practices is the key to meeting the changing needs of a changing world, where resources are rapidly depleted by a growing population.

Keywords: Only Organics Can Feed the Hungry World: Here's Why,Truth Out,sustainable,agriculture,organic,environment,impact
The Great Laws of Nature: Indigenous Organic Agriculture Documentary
Last modified: 2012-11-05 19:35:20

Let's reconnect with our relatives in nature In 2012. The plant beings. Here's how: A group of First Nations People in Saskatchewan Canada are reclaiming their Indigenous organic and natural agricultural heritage, reconnecting with Nature, learning and observing her natural laws, and getting back on the road to self-reliance. Watch on YouTube

Keywords: The Great Laws of Nature: Indigenous Organic Agriculture Documentary
Last modified: 2012-11-05 19:26:33

"The forestry industry is involved in developing GM trees for use in its industrial plantations, in order to achieve trees that can grow faster, have reduced lignin content for production of paper or agrofuels, are insect or herbicide resistant, or can grow in colder temperatures," stated Isis Alvarez of Global Forest Coalition. "This research is aimed at increasing their own profits while exacerbating the already known and very serious impacts of large scale tree plantations on local communities and biodiversity."

Keywords: GM,trees,Organizations Push for Global Ban on Genetically Modified Trees,World Rainforest Movement,Global Justice Ecology Project,Campaign to Stop Genetically Engineered Trees,Global Forest Coalition,Biofuelwatch
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