Unknown to many, since 2005, a large portion of America's orange supply has been under attack by a bacterium that is carried by the psyllid (a jumping plant lice) and sours oranges, leaving them half green.
Despite been labeled "Mutanto" and a purveyor of Frankenfoods, Monsanto has not backed down. It has made aggressive use not only of marketing and public relations, but also the courts, where it has frequently brought suits against farmers it claime
Farming has always been a hard way to make a living.
Chemtrails are aerosol trails sprayed from aircraft that spread out in the sky, forming unnatural clouds that contain reflective, metallic elements such as barium and aluminum, and can contain other chemicals as well as biological pathogens.
Just the fact that Monsanto's GE wheat trials got out of control and contaminated a wheat field in Oregon -- causing Japan and South Korea to ban U.S. wheat imports -- has resulted in 150 groups now demanding the
Why is Monsanto's Chief of Community Relations scrambling to defend the mega biotech giant that employs her?
Now that marijuana is set to be legal in Colorado, the next step is to grow some.
The GMO debate has gone main stream and is becoming a very black and white issue.
Developed by Professor Austin Darragh and Dr JJ Leahy of Limerick University's Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, the hardy eco-friendly technology uses nothing but the natural elements of sunlight, water, carbon dioxide in the air a
We know that breastfeeding is exceptionally more beneficial for any baby’s health, and we know that GMO soy and corn are primary ingredients in baby formula (along with countless other food products), but there is good news.
Asian jumping lice and a bacteria called C. liberibacter which the lice carry have been devastating Florida’s Orange crops since 2005, but scientists have found a solution!
Jatropha curcas can withstand conditions that would make most plants wither, but they’re not magical. They still need water. The scientists propose desalinating water from the sea to irrigate the orchards. This is an expensive and energy-intensive wa
It may not come as much of a surprise to our regular readers, but the biotechnology industry as we currently know it is intrinsically corrupt.
But now, 35 years since it began reforming its state-dominated economy along market lines, China's spectacular run as provider of its own food is looking severely strained. Its citizens' appetite for meat is rising along with incomes, and mass-prod
There is a lot of shady business going on in Africa these days, where so-called "biotech ambassadors" are now actively touring the continent and aggressively pushing for acceptance of genetically-modified organisms ......
Vermont has become the most recent state to take a stand against the federal government and nullify the federal ban on hemp cultivation. Governor Shumlin signed the new bill into law in June.
The small town of Nimbin nestled in the hills of Northern NSW Australia is famous for it’s colourful characters, activists, creatives, healers and people generally wanting to live a sustainable and peaceful life in the country.
For the USDA and its sister food regulator, the FDA, there’s a problem: many of the farmers are distributing the food via private contracts like herd shares and leasing arrangements, which fall outside the regulatory system of state and local retail
In Chile, activists are saying no to seed patents, joining thousands of protesters in the streets to tell Monsanto that they will fight the new “Monsanto law’ as it has been dubbed, to patent food crops.
Alvin Schlangen sentenced to fines, 1-year probation and 90 days in jail suspended for picking up food that people already own and delivering it to them.
A BBC documentary on chickens.
Since the time when genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) were first introduced into the American food supply back in 1996, there has been a dramatic increase in pesticide use rather than the decrease we were all promised...
There are many reasons Ron Morgan's 100 Gardens project could fail, but there are more reasons he's determined to make it work, one vegetable seedling at a time.
“The revolutionary use of eco-goats eliminates the need for harmful herbicides and prevents the invasive and often foreign species from killing large mature trees in the cemetery’s wooded area, which can fall onto the grounds as a result and damage i
The Board used Sections 3(d) of the Patent act as well as 3(j), used for the first time to specify that plants and animals are not patentable.
Dee Lusby (6th Generation Beekeeper from Southern Arizona)on getting back to biological beekeeping... willing to share with us in a visit :)
The team found that seven of 13 plants purchased at top retailers contained neonicotinoids, a type of pesticide known for causing harm to insects.
Growing vegetables in a small space, like a roof-terrace or a backyard has different rules and skills (and work-rate) compared to a larger piece of land.
The outcome of last Sunday’s elections in Cambodia, in which Prime Minister Hun Sen hoped to extend his 28-year rule, is in dispute. Even if he continues in office, Hun Sen’s tight grip on civil society is threatened, in part, by public anger against
UK is collaborating in peddling the corporate line that neonicotinoid pesticides are safe to use – they are anything but