Here’s one very personal perspective on how these humble crystals affect the way we live, cook, and eat.
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Sweden is now building the world’s first “plantscraper” in an attempt to create a new era of farming that’s more sustainable, economical, and resistant to climate change.
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Is Monsanto really investing in bee health? Or is this another example of man making money off the backs of our bees?
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The stars are coming together to get the word out about GMOs with the big March Against Monsanto around the corner.
Europe will enforce the world’s first continent-wide ban on insecticides blamed for the dramatic disappearance of the honeybee.
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Monsanto has hijacked the constitution and butchered the government’s power to stop the sale of genetically modified foods, according to a wide array of food safety and consumer advocates. Here’s how it works, and how to fight back.
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Every beekeeper, small or large, hobbyist or commercial, knows that honeybees are in trouble. And the government is not doing nearly enough to help.
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The European Commission is finally on the verge of banning pesticides linked to the disappearance of the honeybee. But corporate giants are doing everything in their power to keep the status quo.
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Whole Foods says it will label all products that contain GMOs by 2018. But considering the company’s past, can we trust a natural-food giant that thinks about its bottom line – money – 24/7?
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GMOs are driving chronic disease rates upward, destroying the environment, and drying out our planet’s resources. So why is the government going out of its way to make matters worse?
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Monsanto convinced the world that genetically engineered seeds would lower herbicide use. It turns out, exactly the opposite has happened.
Tags: agribusiness, biodiversity, biotechnology, crops, farmers, farming, genetically engineered seeds, glyphosate herbicide, herbicide, mother jones, Roundup, roundup ready, weeds
Remember Agent Orange? Big Agriculture wants to poison our food with a toxin developed by the U.S. military for chemical warfare.
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