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... of farmers, peasants and indigenous peoples; (iv) A global support program for promoting organic agriculture and other forms of ecological farming, and for instituting a fair and ...
Friday, 16 October 2015
...  (iv) A global support program for promoting organic agriculture and other forms of ecological farming, and for instituting a fair and just transition program for affected farmers and communities. ...
Friday, 16 October 2015
... socio-economic development efforts. Such policies must be an essential component of an over-all development strategy, linking and harmonizing them with policies on industrialization, agriculture, social ...
Friday, 16 October 2015
...  2. The lists of experts shall be drawn up and maintained, in the field of fisheries by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, in the field of protection and preservation of the ...
Monday, 12 October 2015
... safe application of biotechnology in agriculture, in the environment and in human health care. Most of the investment in modern biotechnology has been in the industrialized world. Significant new investments ...
Friday, 09 October 2015
...      SDG Goal 2 End Hunger Achieve Food Security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture https://pejnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=10344:sdg-goal-2-end-hunger-achieve-food-security-and-improved-nutrition-and-promote-sustainable-agriculture&catid=86:i-earth-news&Itemid=210 ...
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
...    SDG Goal 2 End Hunger Achieve Food Security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture https://pejnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=10344:sdg-goal-2-end-hunger-achieve-food-security-and-improved-nutrition-and-promote-sustainable-agriculture&catid=86:i-earth-news&Itemid=210 ...
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
... in order to minimize the risks to human health by transportation, storage, application and residual effects of pesticides used in agriculture and preservation of wood; e. Solid waste: i. ...
Wednesday, 30 September 2015
... [6] However, these findings derive from outside the Big Agriculture industry. Private industries routinely defend themselves by positing their own research to refute independent reports. Consequently, ...
Sunday, 20 September 2015
... for all human activity. In rapidly growing urban areas, access to land is rendered increasingly difficult by the conflicting demands of industry, housing, commerce, agriculture, land tenure structures ...
Friday, 18 September 2015
... effects of pesticides used in agriculture and preservation of wood; e. Solid waste: i. Develop appropriate solid waste disposal technologies on the basis of health risk assessment; ii. ...
Wednesday, 16 September 2015
... and best environmental practices are developed and implemented for the reduction of inputs of nutrients and hazardous substances from diffuse sources, especially where the main sources are from agriculture ...
Wednesday, 09 September 2015
... would advance and promote fossil fuel energy and which would promote socially inequitable environmentally unsafe and unsound energy, renewable energy, transportation, agriculture, forestry etc.   ...
Saturday, 05 September 2015
... at the promotion of food security Undertake activities aimed at the promotion of food security and, where appropriate, food self-sufficiency within the context of sustainable agriculture (3.7.l., ...
Friday, 04 September 2015
...    SDG Goal 2 End Hunger Achieve Food Security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture https://pejnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=10344:sdg-goal-2-end-hunger-achieve-food-security-and-improved-nutrition-and-promote-sustainable-agriculture&catid=86:i-earth-news&Itemid=210 ...
Thursday, 03 September 2015
... hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture 2.3 By 2030, double the agricultural productivity and incomes of small-scale food producers, in particular ...
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
... (54) C 97 Migration for Employment (1949) (45) CANADA ONLY C 162 Asbestos Convention 1986 (29) Canada (R) 4. LESS THAN 5O STATES  C101 Holiday with Pay (Agriculture Convention ...
Sunday, 23 August 2015
... resources in ways that will eradicate hunger rather than exacerbate it. To achieve food security is a high priority in many countries, and agriculture must not only provide food for rising populations, ...
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
... and sustainable development with policy analysis for the food and agriculture sector and relevant macroeconomic policy analysis, formulation and implementation; 14.8.  (a) Agenda 21 UNCED ...
Sunday, 16 August 2015
... the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Defense and the Environmental Protection Agency"Defendants have for decades ignored their own plans for stopping the dangerous destabilization of our nation's ...
Friday, 14 August 2015
SDG Goal 13 Climate Change; urgent means urgent

(Vancouver - Lower Mainland/Earth News)
... This fund could be named Fund for the Implementation of the UNFCCC, and it would fund socially equitable and environmentally safe and sound energy renewable energy, transportation, agriculture and forestry. ...
Friday, 14 August 2015
... nation where GMOs have done the most to alter traditional agriculture. Soy – 98 percent of which is transgenic – is Argentina’s leading crop, covering 31 million hectares, up from ...
Wednesday, 12 August 2015
... -- Ambassador Ernest Corea The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has, however, identified at least 16 countries that have already reached the 1996 World Food Summit’s goal of halving the ...
Sunday, 09 August 2015
Scotland to ban GM crop growing

(International/Earth News)
... crops could have a role in shaping sustainable agriculture at some point and at the same time protecting the environment which we all cherish in Scotland." Huw Jones, professor of molecular genetics ...
Saturday, 08 August 2015
... constructions be founded on environmentally sound principles. Phase out immediately the use of the pesticides that contribute to climate change and promote organic agriculture. 2. Conserving ...
Tuesday, 04 August 2015
... transportation, agriculture, forestry etc. options, that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions.    The transition to a zero carbon society should meet the needs of all nations and people in an ...
Saturday, 01 August 2015
... we do on GMOs the more questions and uncertainties arise." She added that non-GM based forms of agriculture such as low input agriculture, agroecological approaches and even peasant and family farming ...
Friday, 17 July 2015
... for putting several regulations in place have been delayed beyond the dates planned in 2012 (Exhibit 1.3). No federal regulatory action has been taken in some sectors, such as agriculture and waste. Although ...
Saturday, 11 July 2015
... inclusive and sustainable industrialization and fostering innovation; investing in sustainable agriculture and rural development, energy and infrastructure; supporting youth employment and decent work ...
Friday, 10 July 2015
... resilient and dynamic economies and ensuring sustainable consumption and production patterns; promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization and fostering innovation; investing in sustainable agriculture ...
Friday, 10 July 2015
... as: the ETS businesses). Non-ETS sectors, including transport, agriculture, housing and small companies, do not fall under the scope of the ETS. 2.58. The preamble to Directive 2009/29/EC amending ...
Monday, 06 July 2015
... agriculture and the need for open spaces and green areas, and the protection of fragile ecosystems. The rising costs of urban land and other factors prevent persons living in poverty and members of other ...
Friday, 03 July 2015
... energy and which would promote socially inequitable environmentally unsafe and unsound energy, renewable energy, transportation, agriculture, forestry etc.   67 Dismantle or abrogate trade institutions ...
Sunday, 21 June 2015
... in turn a victim of this degradation”.[2] He spoke in similar terms to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations about the potential for an “ecological catastrophe under the ...
Thursday, 18 June 2015
... of Agriculture tested insecticidal aerial spraying techniques over a warfare range in Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose: to evaluate how to lower populations of the blood-feeding Aedes aegypti mosquito, which ...
Wednesday, 17 June 2015
... and U.S. Department of Agriculture tested insecticidal aerial spraying techniques over a warfare range in Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose: to evaluate how to lower populations of the blood-feeding Aedes ...
Wednesday, 17 June 2015
... WEST, Fla. — In late October, the U.S. Navy and U.S. Department of Agriculture tested insecticidal aerial spraying techniques over a warfare range in Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose: to evaluate how ...
Wednesday, 17 June 2015
... WEST, Fla. — In late October, the U.S. Navy and U.S. Department of Agriculture tested insecticidal aerial spraying techniques over a warfare range in Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose: to evaluate how ...
Wednesday, 17 June 2015
... WEST, Fla. — In late October, the U.S. Navy and U.S. Department of Agriculture tested insecticidal aerial spraying techniques over a warfare range in Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose: to evaluate how ...
Wednesday, 17 June 2015
... cent is backed up by 58 clearly outlined different mitigation projects. These projects cover energy, transport, agriculture, forestry and waste management. While two of these projects involve a shift from ...
Monday, 15 June 2015
... A global ban on the patenting of life forms (iii) An end to the exploitation of the knowledge of farmers, peasontas and idigenous peoples (iv) A global support program for promoting organic agriculture ...
Saturday, 13 June 2015
... will become the first jurisdiction in North America to begin reducing the number of acres planted with neonicotinoid-coated corn and soybean seeds. Agriculture Minister Jeff Leal said by 2017, the ...
Tuesday, 09 June 2015
... such as agriculture (9.16., Atmosphere, Agenda 21, 1992)  Take action where necessary for the conservation of biological diversity through the in situ conservation of ecosystems and natural habitats, ...
Monday, 08 June 2015
... mechanisms. This fund could be named Fund for the Implementation of the UNFCCC, and it would fund socially equitable and environmentally safe and sound energy renewable energy, transportation, agriculture ...
Saturday, 06 June 2015
... energy, transportation, agriculture and forestry. This fund would replace the GEF as the main source of funding for the UNFCCC. This international fund would take funds traditionally distributed not only ...
Friday, 05 June 2015
... farmers has beaten Monsanto—the corporate agriculture giant—in a landmark federal lawsuit that will make national waves by the way that their rural county banned the use of genetically modified ...
Wednesday, 03 June 2015
... deletion of a fossil fuel-based agricultural system are necessary parts of the paradigm shift, and this means eliminating the current genetically engineered crop-based form of agriculture.   What ...
Saturday, 30 May 2015
... food insecurity  and  towards lack of food sovereignty. BILL 24 has also been conceived with little regard for the rights on future generations.    Enclosed submission to  MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE ...
Monday, 25 May 2015
March Against Monsanto 12:45

(Victoria and Islands/Earth News)
... promoting organic agriculture and other forms of ecological farming, and for instituting a fair and just transition program for affected farmers and communities.   The ...
Friday, 22 May 2015
... and promote sustainable agriculture. Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages; Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long learning ...
Friday, 15 May 2015
... of farmers, peasants and indigenous peoples; (iv) A global support program for promoting organic agriculture and other forms of ecological farming, and for instituting a fair and ...
Wednesday, 13 May 2015
... could be the first to introduce the new European Union regulations allowing countries to ban the cultivation of GMO crops”, a Ministry of Agriculture’s official told Hungarian news agency MTI ...
Tuesday, 12 May 2015
... pine or eucalyptus, as well as in urban gardens and flowerbeds and along railways. But in traditional agriculture it is used after the seeds germinate and before they are planted, while in transgenic ...
Wednesday, 29 April 2015
... environmental cost than all the revenue it brings in. Once you think about this, it is probably less surprising that 91% of Amazon rainforest destruction is fueled by increased animal agriculture. How ...
Saturday, 18 April 2015
...  The Perils of Concentrated Agriculture by COLIN TODHUNTER http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/04/09/us-agribusiness-gmos-and-the-plundering-of-the-planet/ April 9 2015 ...
Thursday, 09 April 2015
... FRIENDLY. (xii) (NUCLEAR SAFETY CONTROL ACT UNDERMINED. (xiii) CANADA SEEDS ACT INSPECTIONS PRIVATIZED. (xiv) AGRICULTURE AFFECTED. (xv) NATIONAL ROUND TABLE ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND ...
Saturday, 28 March 2015
... without concurrently eliminating these practices?  For example at the UN Commission on Sustainable Development  (CSD17), states agreed to promote organic agriculture but were not itarismwilling to call ...
Wednesday, 25 March 2015
... agriculture, water and land resources, and leads to further deforestation), and Carbon Capture and Sequestration (which enables continued reliance on fossil fuels, and creates a time bomb of geologically ...
Tuesday, 24 March 2015
... analysis for the food and agriculture sector and relevant macroeconomic policy analysis, formulation and implementation; 14.8.  (a) Agenda 21 UNCED   Past experience has shown that specific ...
Wednesday, 18 February 2015
... analysis for the food and agriculture sector and relevant macroeconomic policy analysis, formulation and implementation; 14.8.  (a) Agenda 21 UNCED   Past experience has shown that specific ...
Wednesday, 18 February 2015
... and runs Casita del Axolotl, a small ecotourism operation on a green chinampa, one of the floating islands typical of the area that were once dedicated to agriculture. In his aquarium, he ...
Monday, 16 February 2015
... of the floating islands typical of the area that were once dedicated to agriculture. In his aquarium, he and his wife breed and care for about 350 little salamanders in small tanks. He draws ...
Monday, 16 February 2015
The fall from grace

(International/Earth News)
... electricity needs are already met by renewable energy. The approach is to reinvigorate the local economy, agriculture and tourism in an inland part of the region called Catalonian Ecopark. In the ...
Monday, 16 February 2015
... agriculture and the need for open spaces and green areas, and the protection of fragile ecosystems. The rising costs of urban land and other factors prevent persons living in poverty and members of other ...
Thursday, 12 February 2015
... last year alone. Deforestation is a complex issue. A recent study by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported that during the decade from 1980 to 1990, the world’s tropical forests ...
Monday, 09 February 2015
... important reserves of water,” he added. “These supply water to the river basins, and not only the most basic human activities but also agriculture and the economy of the country depend on the ...
Thursday, 05 February 2015
there must be a global Ban on GMOS

(International/Earth News)
...  (iv) A global support program for promoting organic agriculture and other forms of ecological farming, and for instituting a fair and just transition program for affected farmers and communities. ...
Thursday, 29 January 2015
... Ukrainian agriculture which – besides being a sign of Western governments’ involvement in the Ukraine conflict – is of dubious benefit for the country’s agriculture and farmers. ...
Thursday, 29 January 2015
... Ukrainian agriculture which – besides being a sign of Western governments’ involvement in the Ukraine conflict – is of dubious benefit for the country’s agriculture and farmers. ...
Thursday, 29 January 2015
... on Sustainable Development  (CSD17), states agreed to promote organic agriculture but were not willing to call for the banning of practices which detract from organic agriculture.      To ...
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
... TRADE ACT MADE MORE OFFSHORE DRILLING FRIENDLY. (xii) (NUCLEAR SAFETY CONTROL ACT UNDERMINED. (xiii) CANADA SEEDS ACT INSPECTIONS PRIVATIZED. (xiv) AGRICULTURE AFFECTED. (xv) NATIONAL ...
Sunday, 25 January 2015
... removal and issuing of further licenses by Ministry of Agriculture.   Posted by Chris Cook at Tuesday, January 20, 2015  ...
Tuesday, 20 January 2015
... landslide in 2008 that wiped out two of the most ancient water channels in the area, forcing scores of farmers to abandon agriculture and relocate to nearby villages. “Those who could not migrate ...
Monday, 19 January 2015
... landslide in 2008 that wiped out two of the most ancient water channels in the area, forcing scores of farmers to abandon agriculture and relocate to nearby villages. “Those who could not migrate ...
Monday, 19 January 2015
... landslide in 2008 that wiped out two of the most ancient water channels in the area, forcing scores of farmers to abandon agriculture and relocate to nearby villages. “Those who could not migrate ...
Monday, 19 January 2015
... programs   IMPLEMENTATION OF ORGANIC AGRICULTURE (i) the extent to which organic agriculture has been mandated and practiced   (ii) the extent to which the use of chemical pesticides ...
Sunday, 18 January 2015
... funds in the Department of Agriculture would be redirected from subsidizing genetic engineering, agribusiness and chemical dependence to promoting organic farming  and other forms of ecologically sound ...
Sunday, 18 January 2015
...  8.8K1.5K4   Tags Agriculture, EU, GMO, Germany, Politics, Protest, Trade, USA A broad alliance of farmers, ethical consumers, and anti-capitalist ...
Sunday, 18 January 2015
... (IPS) - A report published last month by the Montpellier Panel – an eminent group of agriculture, ecology and trade experts from Africa and Europe – says about 65 percent of Africa’s ...
Thursday, 15 January 2015
... period, farmers fall back on vegetable crops to ensure their livelihood. But in districts like Nagapatnam, where fresh water sources lie 25 feet below ground level, farmers who rely on rain-fed agriculture ...
Saturday, 10 January 2015
... to address.   Most of the GMOs in our agriculture are RoundUp Ready crops and almost all GMOs in our food supply are from those crops.   RoundUp Ready crops are engineered to be sprayed with the herbicide ...
Monday, 05 January 2015
... a significant population decline worldwide since 2005. Neonicotinoids were first developed by Bayer. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...
Monday, 05 January 2015
... price of corn at the Chicago Board of Trade amid concerns that China is going to limit not just corn but all agriculture imports. A similar drop in wheat and alfalfa prices occurred earlier in 2013, when ...
Monday, 05 January 2015
... FRIENDLY. (xi) COASTING TRADE ACT MADE MORE OFFSHORE DRILLING FRIENDLY.  (xii) (NUCLEAR SAFETY CONTROL ACT UNDERMINED.  (xiii) CANADA SEEDS ACT INSPECTIONS PRIVATIZED.   (xiv) AGRICULTURE ...
Wednesday, 31 December 2014
COP20: Coping with COP

(International/Justice News)
... agriculture are major culprits contributing to the literal choking of the planet. Just as citizens are having their lives snuffed out by brutality of the forces paid to defend them, the Earth is screaming: ...
Monday, 15 December 2014
... to ban the crops, but Marco Contiero, agriculture policy director at Greenpeace EU here, says the wording is not enough to withstand legal scrutiny if seed producers challenge a ban in court. “It's ...
Tuesday, 09 December 2014
... start testing our alfalfa for zero tolerance, I bet we would fail,” he said. “Now the USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) and the Chinese are trying to work on a tolerance level. If ...
Tuesday, 09 December 2014
... study by the Munden Project that analysed 73,000 concessions for mining, logging, oil and gas drilling, and large-scale agriculture in eight tropical forested countries found that more than 93 percent ...
Tuesday, 09 December 2014
... Treaty Be a Thriller, or Shaggy Dog Story? Only a Few Drops of Water at the Lima Climate Summit Central American Civil Society Calls for Protection of Local Agriculture at COP20 The ...
Tuesday, 02 December 2014
... of importance at the COP20 climate change conference to be held Dec. 1-12 in Lima, Peru. Climate change already threatens water supplies for agriculture due to the reduction in the availability ...
Monday, 01 December 2014
... of the UNFCCC, and it would fund socially equitable and environmentally safe and sound energy renewable energy, transportation, agriculture and forestry. This fund would replace the GEF as the main source ...
Sunday, 30 November 2014
  By Diego Arguedas Ortizl A farmer from Alauca, Honduras plants maize on his land. Agriculture, which accounts for up to 20 percent of GDP in some countries in the region, has been ...
Thursday, 27 November 2014
... model focusing on carbon-based growth, four million hectares in forest cover were lost in South America between 2000 and 2014, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) report ...
Monday, 17 November 2014
By Carey L. Bironl The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has the world’s second-largest tropical forest landscape. Here, slash and burn agriculture and charcoal are the main causes ...
Sunday, 05 October 2014
... on community pastures (RM of Wolverine - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada), Ducks Unlimited lands (Ducks Unlimited Canada) and St. Denis National Wildlife Area (Environment Canada) in addition to private ...
Saturday, 04 October 2014
Danger in the fields

(International/Earth News)
... national average. "Once again, what we have complained about for years was confirmed and especially what doctors say about the sprayed towns and areas affected by industrial agriculture. Cancer cases are ...
Saturday, 27 September 2014
... AGRICULTURE AFFECTED. (xv)         NATIONAL ROUND TABLE ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE ECONOMY KILLED. (xvi)      MORE ATTACKS ON ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS FUNDED. (vii) WATER PROGRAMS ...
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
... of the UNFCCC, and it would fund socially equitable and environmentally safe and sound energy renewable energy, transportation, agriculture and forestry. This fund would replace the GEF as the main source ...
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
... will put enormous pressure on all natural resources, including land`` (14.34., Agriculture, Agenda 21, UNCED, 1992) AND THAT ``Land degradation is the most important environmental problem affecting ...
Monday, 22 September 2014
... production used by indigenous and rural farming peoples, as well as other ancestral models and practices that contribute to solving the problem of agriculture and food sovereignty. This is understood as ...
Saturday, 20 September 2014
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