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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: 2014-05-09 21:32:35

If seed becomes a monopoly in the hands of a few multi-national corporations, it would mean destruction of biodiversity, said activist and environmentalist Vandana Shiva, calling upon people to join hands in the fight for freedom of seed.

Keywords: Vandana Shiva, seed monopoly, biodiversity conservation, CBD, Biodiversity Festival, CoP11
Last modified: 2012-11-05 18:24:09

There's more to dirt than you might think.

Keywords: Soil Biology, Soil Ecology
Last modified: 2012-11-05 18:17:06

It all started with a monumental lawsuit launched by over 5 million farmers against Monsanto looking to recover financial losses from ridiculous seed taxes that bankrupted many families.

Keywords: Monsanto Faced with Paying 7.5 Billion Back to Farmers, Monsanto, GMO, lawsuits,
Last modified: 2012-11-05 18:14:16

Launching a lawsuit against the very company that is responsible for a farmer suicide every 30 minutes, 5 million farmers are now suing Monsanto for as much as 6.2 billion euros (around 7.7 billion US dollars).

Keywords: 5 Million Farmers Sue Monsanto for $7.7 Billion, Monsanto, GM, GMO, Genocide
Last modified: 2012-11-05 18:09:10

Based on the evidence presented in this report, there is no need to take risks with GM crops when effective, readily available, and sustainable solutions to the problems that GM technology is claimed to address already exist. Conventional plant breeding, in some cases helped by safe modern technologies like gene mapping and marker assisted selection, continues to outperform GM in producing high-yield, drought-tolerant, and pest- and disease-resistant crops that can meet our present and future food needs.

Keywords: GMO, GMO Myths and Truths, GM, technology
Last modified: 2012-11-05 18:03:37

The evidence is clear: sustainable farmers prove we all can enjoy healthy food - and we each have power to make this happen. We can redirect our own food dollars and the billions in public money now going into the pockets of Big Ag. We can stand up and speak out for sustainable farmers here and around the world.

Keywords: FoodMyths.org, sustainable farming, myths, small farmers, feed the world
Last modified: 2012-10-08 16:52:56

This book tells the fascinating and frequently astounding story of the biggest Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public (Part One)scientific fraud in history, and how it has maintained its force in the face of overwhelming contrary evidence. It describes how the massive enterprise to restructure the genetic core of the world's food supply has routinely violated the standards of science and how for more than three decades, hundreds of eminent biologists and scores of esteemed institutions have systematically contorted the truth in order to conceal the unique risks of its products - and get them onto our dinner plates.

Keywords: Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public (Part One)
Last modified: 2012-06-17 20:45:23

Fungicides, chemical dyes, fixers, stain resistors and fire retardants make up the toxic cocktail present in the clothes we buy. These unnatural additives to the textiles are poisonous to both us and to the environment; there is little information on the label to warn us about the effects of exposure.

Keywords: Chemical, clothing, childrens clothing, babies clothing, chemicals in clothing, fungicides, chemical dyes
Last modified: 2012-03-15 03:32:27

The 2nd International Eco and Wellness Exhibition & Conference for China

Participate in ECO LIFESTYLES 2012 - the largest eco and wellness exhibition in China.

Keywords: International Eco and Wellness Exhibition & Conference,China,ECO LIFESTYLES 2012,eco,wellness,exhibition
Last modified: 2012-01-02 16:16:35

According to the European Commission, a Social Business "Seeks to serve the community's interest (social, societal, environmental objectives) rather than profit maximisation. They often employ society's most fragile members (socially excluded persons). They thus contribute to social cohesion, employment and the reduction of inequalities".

In Yunus words, it is a "Business that solves problems rather than make people money", and he calls it Social, "because the profit-making business is about me. It's me-centered. Social business is nothing about me. It's all about others".

Keywords: Muhammad Yunus and his Advocacy on Social Business: Is Europe Ready? , Microfinance, social business, Yunus
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