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‘Action needed against GM crop regulators, seed suppliers’
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‘Action needed against GM crop regulators, seed suppliers’

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By: Vibha Sharma / Source: The Tribune India / The Dawn News / November 7, 2017 Reacting to a new major development in the GM crop controversy after illegal GM soy cultivation was discovered in Gujarat, the Coalition for a GM-Free India said it required an urgent action against the […]

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Reporting on the World’s Most Controversial Farm Chemical

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Veteran journalist Carey Gillam’s new book sheds light on the ongoing battle over glyphosate, the nation’s most commonly used herbicide. By: Steve Holt / Source: Civil Eats / The Dawn News / October 10, 2017 Want to start a fight at a state fair, agriculture show, or meeting of the […]

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The Ludicrous European Parliament Vote on Glyphosate
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The Ludicrous European Parliament Vote on Glyphosate

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By GEORGINA DOWNS / Source Counterpunch.org / April 2016.  The European Parliament vote has seemingly recognised the risk to the health of transient bystanders and non-professional users of pesticides, but left at risk from exposure and adverse impacts the group with one of the highest levels of exposure, which is rural residents […]

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Monsanto, a company for death (Part I)
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Monsanto, a company for death (Part I)

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By: Sylvia Ubal / Source: Barómetro Internacional / The Dawn News / February 29, 2016 This series will analyze over a century in the history of Monsanto. The history, the consolidation and the growth of Monsanto are necessary elements to understand how this transnational company has reached its current position. […]

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Corporate Cannibalism: the Future
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Corporate Cannibalism: the Future

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By: Silvia Ribeiro / Source: Kaosenlared.com / The Dawn / January 5, 2016.- Monsanto, Syngenta, DuPont, Dow, Bayer and Basf, all of which were originally manufacturers of poison, are the 6 giants that control agrotoxics, seeds, and 100% of the agricultural transgenics, which are the clearest expression of the fusion […]

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Mining the soil: the growing problem of industrial fertilizers

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When we speak of extractivism and agriculture, a first idea comes to mind: mining projects, per se, involve destruction of the land and the reduction and pollution of water, three factors that work against the development of agricultural practices. But have we thought of agriculture as an extractive or mining […]

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COLOMBIA. Gliphosate is ending with the Putumayo
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COLOMBIA. Gliphosate is ending with the Putumayo

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Fumigation is destroying all crops and affecting animals in the Amazon. A chronicler describes his firsthand experience. By: Pedro Cubillos Contreras / Source: las2orillas.co / The Dawn / October 13, 2015   Five years ago, when we made the first diagnosis in the Sacha Inchi department, as an initiative of the Corpoamazonía […]

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