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It's Final -- Corn Ethanol Is Of No Use

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9 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Can we stop pretending biofuel from corn is helping the planet and the environment? The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a new report reversing its previous support of biofuels, stating, “Increasing bioenergy crop cultivation poses risks to ecosystems and biodiversity” and “[Use of biofuels]…can lead ...

Divest Monsanto Now!

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44 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Right now, Wall Street invests billions of dollars to prop up Monsanto! Unfortunately, you or your family may be profiting from Monsanto's toxic chemicals and GMOs!

CNN Ignores Major Climate Report, But Fox News Does Something Even Worse

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If you watched Fox News yesterday, you didn't hear that a “breakdown of food systems" and "violent conflict" are likely consequences of climate change.

America the voiceless: Voters can’t compete with big campaign cash

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20 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
American public has ‘virtually no influence’ over politics in face of wealthy interest groups, study finds

TTIP: US calls for ambitious agricultural talks, underlines Darci Vetter

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Darci Vetter - US Department of Agriculture - discusses the EU-US trade deal from an agricultural perspective.

Q&A: On Her 80th Birthday, Jane Goodall Discusses Her Legacy—and What's Next

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Jane Goodall's work with chimps has evolved over half a century from field research to successful advocacy.

Climate change will 'lead to battles for food', says head of World Bank

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94 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Jim Yong Kim urges campaigners and scientists to work together to form a coherent plan in the fight against climate change

Senate Gives Preliminary Approval to H.112!

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3 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
On Tuesday the Vermont Senate gave preliminary approval to the GMO labeling bill, by a stong margin of 26-2! After nearly two hours of discussion, the majority of our senators stood with us in supporting H.112, accepting all the amendments … Continue reading →

Despite Kidney Disease Link, Sri Lanka Places Monsanto Herbicide Ban on Hold

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6 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Did the Sri Lankan government give in to corporate pressure?

POLITICO Morning Agriculture

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47 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
A daily briefing on agriculture and food policy. Exclusive editions available to POLITICO Pro subscribers

Muzzled by Monsanto

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22 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
RNAi has applications in both the medical world and in agriculture. But these two worlds are not after the same thing when it comes to RNA. While the medical community is trying to perfect processes that will cause the human body to accept modified RNA st

French Parliament Bans GMO Corn

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21 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
France moved beyond Monsanto Tuesday, approving an law with far-reaching applicability for genetically modified corn

Take the Monsanto Stock Plunge!

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23 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Right now, Wall Street invests billions of dollars to prop up Monsanto's stock price! Unfortunately, you or your family may be profiting from Monsanto's toxic chemicals and GMOs!

How You Might Be Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy Without Realizing It

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16 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
One organization has launched a global divestment campaign

BP Gets an Anniversary Gift From the Obama Administration

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The company whose negligence was responsible for the worst marine oil-spill in history won 43 new leases in the Gulf, which is still fouled by million of gallons of unrecovered crude....

How Cooking Can Change Your Life

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Renowned activist and author Michael Pollan argues that cooking is one of the simplest and most important steps people can take to improve their family's hea...

Tell Starbucks to Support Organics and Stop Fighting GMO Labeling!

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50 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Tell Starbucks to Support Organics and Stop Fighting GMO Labeling!

Debate Continues on. H.112

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
This Last Wednesday the Senate Judiciary Committee continued their deliberations on H.112, Vermont’s GMO labeling bill. The Committee has spent the last two weeks examining the work done by their colleagues in the House and the Senate to make sure … Continue reading →

Sorry Monsanto: Brazil’s Federal Public Prosecutor Demands Ban on All Glyphosate Poisons

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7 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
A full suspension of the toxic main ingredient in Monsanto’s RoundUp, glyphosate, is being demanded by the Brazilian Federal Public Prosecutor in the Federal District. It is currently the most c

GMO labeling bill would trump states

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15 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Food manufacturers don’t have to label products that contain genetically modified ingredients, and now they have a bill that would keep it that way. Rep. Mike Pompeo on Wednesday morning introduced The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014, a bill that would give ultimate authority of ...

Small microbes almost killed all life on Earth, study suggests

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12 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Tiny microbes on the bottom of the ocean floor may have been responsible for the largest extinction event our planet has ever seen, according to a new study.

Food & Wine Announces 2014 Best New Chefs

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6 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Today Food & Wine magazine is announcing their 2014 class of Best New Chefs. Unlike in previous years when they have announced them via riddles on editor Dana Cowin's...

EUobserver / Protest in EU capital prompts security scare at US embassy

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Stone-throwing protesters prompted a “lock-down” at the US embassy in Brussels Friday, as the US ambassador briefed press on free trade.