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... focused on false solutions like large scale biofuels (which threaten agriculture, water and land resources, and lead to further deforestation), and Carbon Capture and Sequestration (which enables continued ...
Friday, 19 September 2014
... Joan has been a supporter of organic pesticide-free, agriculture. And she was part of the group that opposed the spraying, of Foray 48B, to kill Gypsy moths because of the impact on human health, the environment ...
Saturday, 30 August 2014
... the Animal Welfare Party for a national ban on the use of this insecticide in agriculture and retail sales . Neonicotinoids are relatively new agricultural poisons which have a disastrous effect on bees. These ...
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
    By  Joan Russow Global Compliance research Project  
Monday, 18 August 2014
... They’re unsure. According to NPR: A few days ago, the US Grains Council wrote a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, urging his “immediate, direct, and personal ...
Wednesday, 13 August 2014
... modified organisms (GMOs) in agriculture, Article 404 of the EU agreement, which relates to agriculture, includes a clause that has generally gone unnoticed: both parties will cooperate to extend the use ...
Wednesday, 13 August 2014
... a permit issued to Monsanto by Mexico’s agriculture ministry, Sagarpa, and environmental protection agency, Semarnat, in June 2012 that allowed commercial planting of Roundup-ready soybeans. The ...
Monday, 11 August 2014
... mining activities, like the destruction of livelihoods, water scarcity, and an environment made unsuitable for agriculture. In June, 2014, the case of El Salvador versus Pacific Rim was presented ...
Saturday, 09 August 2014
... lobbies most on TTIP?" Link to "TTIP: A lose-lose deal for food and farming" Related issues:  Food and agriculture ...
Saturday, 09 August 2014
... the U.S. Department of Agriculture's recommendation on Wednesday to approve new varieties of genetically engineered corn and soybeans as a path towards more toxic pesticides that threaten the environment ...
Thursday, 07 August 2014
... An end to the exploitation of the knowledge of farmers, peasants and indigenous peoples; (iv) A global support program for promoting organic agriculture and other forms of ecological farming, and ...
Saturday, 02 August 2014
...  on World Food Security 1996     We, the Heads of State and Government,1 or our representatives, gathered at the World Food Summit at the invitation of the Food and Agriculture Organization ...
Sunday, 20 July 2014
... Food Summit at the invitation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, reaffirm the right of everyone to have access to safe and nutritious food, consistent with the right to adequate ...
Sunday, 20 July 2014
... music, drama, science, medicine, agriculture, etc. Given the will, the Jew can refuse to be treated as the outcast of the West, to be despised or patronized. He can command the attention and respect of ...
Saturday, 19 July 2014
... president of the Ontario Beekeepers Association, says Prince Edward County recently banned neonicotinoids. He welcomes it.     Two winters ago, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported ...
Wednesday, 16 July 2014
... Department of Agriculture reported that nearly one-third of bee colonies had died that winter. Government agencies in Europe reported similar numbers.   Bees have seen a sharp decline ...
Wednesday, 16 July 2014
... neonicotinoids. He welcomes it.   Two winters ago, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that nearly one-third of bee colonies had died that winter. Government agencies in Europe ...
Wednesday, 16 July 2014
... scientists with ties to the agriculture and food industries from working at the agency, and has given EFSA two years to clean up its act [17].  But the conflict of interest is even more blatant than ...
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
... one of the principal districts in Mayobomba province, has over 20,000 people distributed in 70 villages. Most local people make their living from agriculture, mainly coffee growing. The district has lush ...
Sunday, 06 July 2014
... (NUCLEAR SAFETY CONTROL ACT UNDERMINED. (xiii)      CANADA SEEDS ACT INSPECTIONS PRIVATIZED. (xiv)      AGRICULTURE AFFECTED. (xv)        ...
Sunday, 29 June 2014
... corn and soybeans acres nationally were planted with genetically modified crops, nearly tripling since 2000, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a recent report. That's about 90 percent of all corn ...
Sunday, 29 June 2014
... their efforts to eradicate poverty by empowering the poor and people in vulnerable situations, promoting developing sustainable agriculture as well as full and productive employment and decent work for ...
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
... the laboratory setting. “Over the past decade, genetic engineering technology has expanded beyond scientific research into practical industries including biofuel fermentation, agriculture, and ...
Monday, 09 June 2014
... materials and oil. Over the last decade, Hawaii has made strident efforts to advance local sustainable agriculture and alternative energy from wind, solar and other alternative energy sources.   ...
Thursday, 29 May 2014
...  (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 FARMERS AND COMMUNITIES AFFECTED ...
Saturday, 24 May 2014
...  But it adds that the developing nations in Africa and Asia are most at risk, namely because they are low-lying regions that are heavily reliant on farming and agriculture. At the same time, ...
Monday, 19 May 2014
... water supply and agriculture. There could be greater potential for flooding in wet seasons and drought in dry, a particular problem in B.C., which relies on hydroelectricity to meet its energy needs. ...
Sunday, 18 May 2014
... said. Their loss will affect water temperatures, fish and the annual snow pack. That will affect the water supply and agriculture. There could be greater potential for flooding in wet seasons ...
Sunday, 18 May 2014
... and their right to define their own food and agriculture systems. Food Secure Canada’s policy platform, Resetting the Table: A People’s Food Policy for Canada, provides a detailed account ...
Wednesday, 14 May 2014
... the young plaintiffs name six federal agencies in their suit — the Environmental Protection Agency and the Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, Energy and Defense departments. “The welfare ...
Sunday, 11 May 2014
... in the length and severity of allergies. And climate disruptions to water resources and agriculture have been increasing.” Some quick background: The U.S. Global Change Research Program was ...
Saturday, 10 May 2014
... and the province of Quebec in her own country to observe how small farmers apply their practical knowledge of agriculture – defined as either organic, agroecological or sustainable. “We ...
Friday, 09 May 2014
... by other sectors such as waste and agriculture. A pro-rata share of the global carbon budget would give these companies around 125 to 275 GtCO2, or 20-40% of their known reserves. Although fossil fuel ...
Monday, 05 May 2014
Migrants Traverse a Deadly Trail

(International/Justice News)
... that prohibit farmers in countries like Honduras from profiting off small-scale agriculture. Migrants’ remittances, which enable their families to live in comfort that would otherwise have been ...
Sunday, 04 May 2014
Bavaria Signs Agreement to Go GMO Free

(International/Earth News)
... commitment and highly symbolic for the people of Bavaria,” Huber said at a GMO Free network meeting. “The vast majority of the population is against genetic engineering in agriculture, ...
Thursday, 01 May 2014
... of American farmland. We grow more soybeans than any other country except Brazil. According to the US Department of Agriculture, more than 90 percent of the soybeans churned out on US farms each year are ...
Wednesday, 23 April 2014
... of American farmland. We grow more soybeans than any other country except Brazil. According to the US Department of Agriculture, more than 90 percent of the soybeans churned out on US farms each year are ...
Wednesday, 23 April 2014
... in Guangzhou were found to have poisonous levels of cadmium, a chemical that can cause kidney failure when ingested. The main causes are agriculture and industry, the report said. (Farmers contribute to ...
Friday, 18 April 2014
...  This kind of slow erosion of wilderness areas has been repeated around the world. The great parks of Africa have been under constant pressure from agriculture and sprawling towns. Even the mighty ...
Monday, 14 April 2014
... (WHO) or Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Such a move would have triggered provisions under U.S. law that automatically cut U.S. funding to those bodies, as occurred when Palestine joined ...
Tuesday, 08 April 2014
... Shtukina) Earlier, agriculture minister Nikolay Fyodorov also stated that Russia should remain free of genetically modified products. At the end of February, the Russian parliament asked the ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
... genetically modified agriculture or require labeling of genetically modified foods. Pesticide and biotech firm Monsanto Company donated $183,294, GMO seed producer DuPont Pioneer $129,647, ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
... who dared to take on the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock , Rural Development, Fisheries and Food ( Sagarpa) and the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources ( SEMARNAT). This means ...
Sunday, 06 April 2014
... banned GE foods for its catering. The vote of the Welsh Assembly to keep Wales GE free was counteracted by the ministry of Agriculture approving a GE maize variety. The Island of Jersey banned ...
Friday, 04 April 2014
... which some scholars have suggested as a template for studying how humans lived for more than 99.9 per cent of human history, before the invention of agriculture about 10,000 years ago.They found that only ...
Tuesday, 01 April 2014
... 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 opportunities for all. ...
Monday, 31 March 2014
... to pump water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to Southern California municipalities and industrial agriculture. Many Winnemem Wintu sacred sites could be inundated if Congress authorizes the federal ...
Sunday, 30 March 2014
... township who dared to take on the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock , Rural Development, Fisheries and Food ( Sagarpa) and the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources ( SEMARNAT). This ...
Thursday, 20 March 2014
... the same space. Both reject aspects of mainstream industrial agriculture. In fact, the movement to eliminate genetically modified crops — GMOs — from food is turning out to be organic's ...
Sunday, 02 March 2014
... of Agriculture Posted By: Organic Consumers Association (campaign leader) Coexistence. It sounds like a good idea. Cooperative. Peaceful. But for organic farmers and non-GMO farmers, ...
Saturday, 01 March 2014
CELAC Summit Targets Inequality

(International/Justice News)
... universal free public education, land tenure and agricultural development, including family and peasant agriculture. Related IPS Articles Cuban Diplomacy Bypasses U.S. via CELAC Latin ...
Monday, 10 February 2014
... associate in entomology and nematology, University of Florida. The National Honey Board, the U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture-Agriculture ...
Saturday, 08 February 2014
... high of 45 acres in 1996. If you want to know a main reason why, look no further than your corn chips and ethanol-spiked gasoline. The monarch population sank while agriculture boomed. ...
Thursday, 30 January 2014
... of massive insect resistance only 15 years after its introduction into commercial agriculture. “Today, 24 percent of South Africans go to bed hungry … but the biotech industry has habitually ...
Tuesday, 28 January 2014
MEDIA RELEASE / January 28, 2014  Senate must heed evidence on bee killing pesticides OTTAWA – The Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry begins hearings on bee-killing neonicotinoid ...
Tuesday, 28 January 2014
... supply the domestic market with environmentally-friendly products. The National Council for Organic Products (CONAPO) was formed to support the weakest link in the food chain, small-scale agriculture, ...
Friday, 10 January 2014
...  “It is essential to find ways to make it possible for us to continue surviving and existing as an important segment of agriculture amidst the fierce attack on campesinos, which has to do with ...
Tuesday, 07 January 2014
...  “It is essential to find ways to make it possible for us to continue surviving and existing as an important segment of agriculture amidst the fierce attack on campesinos, which has to do with ...
Tuesday, 07 January 2014
... assault with 2,4-D. They will increase the use of toxic pesticides in industrial agriculture while providing absolutely no benefit to consumers," said Center for Food Safety executive director Andrew Kimbrell. ...
Sunday, 05 January 2014
...  The Canadian Departments of Health, Natural Resources, Environment Agriculture, and Fisheries have been misconstruing the Precautionary principle Joan Russow PhD Global ...
Friday, 03 January 2014
... promoting its own environmentally unsound technology   (iii) the extent to which a state has opposed structural adjustment programs     IMPLEMENTATION OF ORGANIC AGRICULTURE ...
Thursday, 02 January 2014
2000 PUBLIC TRUST GREEN BUDGET

(Canada/Justice News)
... funds. “Redirecting” would be moving funds within the same department but allocating the funds for different purposes. . For example, funds in the Department of Agriculture would be redirected ...
Thursday, 02 January 2014
... revolution in food and agriculture. The arguments of the critics are making headway. Owing to concern about the dangers and risks posed by genetically engineered organisms, many governments have instituted ...
Sunday, 22 December 2013
The White Wave of Organic Deceit

(International/Earth News)
... gmo ban, gmo labeling, land o lakes, organic takeover, right to know, white wave Posted by Barbara H. Peterson Agriculture, Biotechnology, Bioterrorism, coexistence, Corporate greed, ...
Saturday, 14 December 2013
  y Christina Sarich    Nationofchange     “War and agriculture came together when the chemicals that were produced for chemical warfare lost their markets in war ...
Wednesday, 11 December 2013
... rancher. Agriculture on Hawai‘i Island will continue to grow with county assistance, investment and support. That commitment includes initiatives such as the public-private partnership to improve ...
Friday, 06 December 2013
... has occurred as a pilot project on the east coast of Vancouver Island in an area bounded by Deep Bay to Parksville. The project was authorized by the Provincial Government’s Ministry of Agriculture ...
Friday, 06 December 2013
... of its energy, environment and agriculture subcommittees. Further details of Alec’s strategy were provided by John Eick, the legislative analyst for Alec’s energy, environment and agriculture ...
Thursday, 05 December 2013
... agreement on agriculture were largely crafted by the European Union and the United States during the 1986-1994 Uruguay Round of negotiations. While the rules insulate mega subsidisers from clear discipline, ...
Thursday, 05 December 2013
... request for an interview. On its website, Monsanto claims it is committed to “sustainable agriculture.” A communiqué issued in September stated that the company had the “necessary ...
Tuesday, 03 December 2013
... down significant damage to their shared shoreline and beach habitat within the Baynes Sound area of Deep Bay, Bowser and Qualicum Bay areas as the Ministry of Agriculture, under the BC Liberal government, ...
Monday, 25 November 2013
... this deal, which we expect will expand agriculture and food exports to the EU by an incredible $1.5 billion dollars a year." How credible is this expectation? The CETA Technical Summary, available ...
Saturday, 23 November 2013
Seeds of death

(International/Earth News)
... Roundup Ready soya growers in Argentina used more than twice as much herbicide as conventional soya growers. This is the scientific evidence. Yet, contrary to the evidence, India's Minister of Agriculture, ...
Wednesday, 20 November 2013
from GM education.or -http://www.gmeducation.org/blog/p212592-gm-scientist-changes-opinion-and-now-wants-gmos-banned.html Thierry Vrain is a former research scientist for Agriculture Canada. He ...
Tuesday, 19 November 2013
... and air pollution damage. Atmospheric changes can have important impacts on forests, biodiversity, and freshwater and marine ecosystems, as well as on economic activities, such as agriculture (9.16., Atmosphere, ...
Wednesday, 13 November 2013
... marine ecosystems, as well as on economic activities, such as agriculture (9.16., Atmosphere, Agenda 21, 1992)   DEEPLY CONCERNED THATthe importance of Traditional Knowledge and ...
Wednesday, 13 November 2013
... harvesters and politicians met at a rally on the beach in Deep Bay on Wednesday last week. A community group is calling for a halt to seaweed harvesting until the BC Ministry of Agriculture can show ...
Sunday, 27 October 2013
... by industrial agriculture than in those surrounded by cattle ranches," the AP reports. "In Avia Terai, 31 percent said a family member had cancer in the past 10 years, compared with 3 percent ...
Wednesday, 23 October 2013
... 68 percent of all soybeans and 26 percent of all corn is genetically engineered in the United States, according to June statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But this is counting ...
Monday, 21 October 2013
Ban GMOs Now

(International/Earth News)
...  GM agriculture is failing on all counts while hazards to health and the environment are coming to light. Opposition to GMOs is gaining momentum worldwide but the expansionist GM corporate agenda continues ...
Monday, 21 October 2013
... Approximately 68 percent of all soybeans and 26 percent of all corn is genetically engineered in the United States, according to June statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But ...
Monday, 21 October 2013
... Economic and Trade Agreement. The IFA is asking the Irish trade and agriculture ministers, in their roles under the EU Presidency (which Ireland holds until July), "to intervene strongly at the highest ...
Saturday, 19 October 2013
... awarded on World food day on October 16, many may  think that this prize is a legitimate prize linked to  the legitimate WorldFood Day.  It has even been represented as the Nobel Laureate of agriculture.  ...
Wednesday, 16 October 2013
... that this prize is a legitimate prize linked to  the legitimate World Food Day.  It has even been represented as the Nobel Laureate of agriculture.  It is essentially industry rewarding itself In ...
Monday, 14 October 2013
... An end to the exploitation of the knowledge of farmers, peasants and indigenous peoples; (iv) A global support program for promoting organic agriculture and other forms of ecological farming, and ...
Sunday, 13 October 2013
... who are rural-dwellers. Moreover, 63 percent of the absolute poor work in agriculture, mostly in small-holder farming. The study also found a gender gap in education among those living in extreme ...
Friday, 11 October 2013
... agreements, such as GATT, and the subsequent WTO, of measures which would advance and promote socially equitable environmentally safe and sound renewable energy, transportation, agriculture, forestry etc. ...
Monday, 07 October 2013
... on the patenting of life forms; (iii) An end to the exploitation of the knowledge of farmers, peasants and indigenous peoples; (iv) A global support program for promoting organic agriculture ...
Monday, 07 October 2013
Sustainable Development Goals After 2015

(International/Justice News)
... should happen. “Food security and nutrition for all through sustainable agriculture and food systems” must be set as one of the fundamental goals of global development. It is therefore ...
Wednesday, 02 October 2013
... food and crops, felt comfortable in stating the importance of promoting organic agriculture but, were not willing to call for the banning of genetically engineered food and crops and destructive pesticides; ...
Thursday, 19 September 2013
... hay to have been contaminated with Roundup-resilient alfalfa, which was developed by Monsanto and approved for use by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2011. Farmers who grow the GMO alfalfa can douse ...
Thursday, 12 September 2013
... on the patenting of life forms; (iii) An end to the exploitation of the knowledge of farmers, peasants and indigenous peoples; (iv) A global support program for promoting organic agriculture and ...
Monday, 09 September 2013
Rising Temperature, Rising Food Prices

(International/Earth News)
... on his dry land. Credit: Isaiah Esipisu/IPS WASHINGTON, Aug 21 2013 (IPS) - Agriculture as it exists today developed over 11,000 years of rather remarkable climate stability. It has evolved to ...
Thursday, 22 August 2013
... of Guanabacoa. It involves some 400 farmers. Related IPS Articles Organic Cooperative Proves that Agriculture Can Prosper in Cuba Ecological Cuban Recipes Boost Sustainable ...
Wednesday, 21 August 2013
By an IPS Correspondent In 2012, the Community Food Preservation Project won the Triple Corona, the highest prize awarded by the National Urban Agriculture Group. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPS ...
Tuesday, 20 August 2013
...  More than 400 farmers coming from all over Bicol stormed the ongoing field testing of Golden Rice at the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Unit No. 5 at Pili, Camarines Sur. Farmers ...
Sunday, 11 August 2013
... trains, and ships.  Today, petroleum supplies about 97% of all energy used in transportation worldwide. Oil’s prominence was also assured by its growing utilization in agriculture and warfare.  ...
Thursday, 08 August 2013
... harvesting and funding to help farmers transition to perennial agriculture: “initially focusing on edible tree crops and perennial grass pastures – rather than providing more subsidies to bio-fuel ...
Sunday, 04 August 2013
... the Ministry of Environmental Protection said the water from about 25% of China’s major river systems was so filthy that it couldn’t be even used for industry or agriculture. Tap water ...
Wednesday, 31 July 2013
... water downstream -- water it doesn’t have. Texas has already appropriated $5 million to litigate the matter.  If it wins, the hit taken by agriculture in south-central New Mexico could be disastrous. ...
Tuesday, 30 July 2013
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