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Changing Times- Anti-Adani Protest: Thousands of Australians Demand An End to Mega Coal Mining Project
Business  (tags: Australia, #stop Adani, demonstration, country-wide, families, farmers, workers, faith communities, Indigenous leaders, community members, environmentalists, Carmichael mine, Wangan and Jagalingou traditional lands, Annette Gartland )

Evelyn
- 65 days ago - changingtimes.media
A huge national day of action, bringing together people united in the fact that building one of the world's biggest coal mines near the Great Barrier Reef is an environmental, social, and financial disaster
Farmers' Crops Are Rotting in the Fields Thanks To Trump
Business  (tags: farmers, crops, food, harvests, harvesting, workers. immigrants, farms )

Freya
- 113 days ago - dailykos.com
Trump's immigration and trade policy is singlehandedly hurting an already struggling agriculture sector. Farmers are crying, literally crying, that they cannot find the people qualified to harvest their crops.
This Woman Started An Amazing Business to Help Farmers Raise Baby Chicks TAKE ACTION
Business  (tags: business, farmers, raising baby chicks, companies, women-owner businesses, business, economy, farming, investments, society, world )

Lone
- 194 days ago - globalcitizen.org
Sign the petition calling on influential companies to support women-owned businesses.
60 Minutes Australia - The Families Who Want Australia to Know What's Really Bubbling Beneath the Surface   video
Business  (tags: Australia, coal seam gas, farmers, gas companies, destruction, danger )

Evelyn
- 543 days ago - youtu.be
He's a husband, a father, a farmer and now a fighter taking on the big gas companies, who destroyed his land.
How Israel Makes Money From Blockading Gaza
Business  (tags: Rights and Accountability, Israel, Gaza Strip-siege, BDS, settlement business, farmers, PNGO, Corporate Watch, Arava, labeling, Buffer zone, EU, NEWSMEDIA, WORLD, NEWS, blockade, money, economy, usa, farming, energy, marketing, consumers, world )

Jess
- 620 days ago - electronicintifada.net
In accordance with the 2005 BDS call from Palestinian civil society, Corporate Watch advocates a full boycott of all Israeli goods.
Campaign News Policy Blog: Six Things You Missed From This Year's Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil
Business  (tags: Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil, 2015, Sustainabililty, palm oil, farmers, smallholders, human rights, inclusiveness, environment, conservation, ecosystems, ethics )

Evelyn
- 733 days ago - behindthebrands.org
Although opinions on RSPO differ, a growing consensus around the need for a more integrated & inclusive approach on how land rights or important forests are identified & respected, ensuring farming communities and smallholders become part of the solution
How a Founding Father and a British Agriculturist Helped America's Farmers
Business  (tags: Americans, farmers, agriculture, government, George Washington, Great Britain, history, farming, world, society )

Carrie
- 888 days ago - modernfarmer.com
George Washington believed his young nation was only as strong as its farmers, so less than 2 years after the end of war with England in, he turned to that country's best & brightest for help in improving his own, & America's, agricultural practices.
Meet The South Sudanese Farmers Who Want To Feed Their War-Torn Nation
Business  (tags: world, South Sudan, good news, farmers, farming, food, family, economy, society, Entrepreneurs, money, news, humans, government )

Carrie
- 923 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Pineapple farmer Marko Bagayowya has big plans. He wants to build a juice factory and sell South Sudan-made drinks. He wants to leave his four children an inheritance, something his own father was unable to do. And he wants to build a legacy for his ...
3 Vile Myths Too Many Food Companies Are Shoving Down Our Throats. Gross.
Business  (tags: agriculture, business, farmers, myths, food production, technology, genetic engineering, pesticides, Food corporations )

Evelyn
- 991 days ago - upworthy.com
Myth #1: We need technology like genetic engineering and pesticides to grow more food. #2 : Food corporations are working hand in hand with farmers. #3: We need to double food production in order to feed the planet by 2050
Moified Corn a Step Closer to Approval in Europe
Business  (tags: corporate, consumers, ethics, farming, genetically modified, DuPont, Dow Chemical, EU, farmers, farming )

Carol
- 1398 days ago - nytimes.com
LONDON -- After 13 years, six scientific opinions and two legal challenges, an insect-resistant type of corn is on the verge of being approved by the European Union
*Take Action* Support Small Independent Farmers
Business  (tags: americans, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, environment, Farmers, Farmers markets, GMO, monsanto, politics, SustainableDevelopment )

Kit
- 1488 days ago - regulations.gov
Right now, the former Monsanto super lobbyist Michael Taylor - and now Obama's Food Safety Czar - is busy crafting new FDA food safety rules that could wipe out half of America's small, local and organic family farmers.
Stop Land Grabs PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: business, environment, ethics, food, business, money, farmers )

Jeanne
- 1531 days ago - behindthebrands.org
Companies like Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods (ABF) buy and produce huge amounts of sugar around the world. And as demand for sugar increases, so does the rush for land to grow it on.
USDA Refuses to Investigate Illegal GMO Contamination
Business  (tags: USDA, CFS, Washington state, GMO's, farmers, investigationhumans, environment, ethics, government, society )

Carrie
- 1536 days ago - centerforfoodsafety.org
Center for Food Safety (CFS) today filed a formal legal petition demanding action from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on behalf of Washington State farmers and CFS members, Joseph and Michelle Peila, whose conventional alfalfa crop was...
Monsanto and Seed Patents. As Only Jon Stewart Can Explain It.
Business  (tags: Farmers, Seeds, Crops, Patent laws, attorneys, lawsuits, Monsanto, Daily show with Jon Stewart )

Diane
- 1542 days ago - thedailyshow.com
The world according to Monsanto: "Sometimes farmers act in a manner that is not in the best interest of the biotechnology seed companies." Golden.
Tomato Growers Want Compensation for Losses in 2008 Outbreak
Business  (tags: farmers, tomato growers, government, FDA, economy, money, farming )

Carrie
- 1593 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Five years after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) legally, but mistakenly, warned people in Texas and New Mexico that tomatoes were likely responsible for a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul, the tomato growers who suffered losses...
 

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