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Monsanto Loses Millions of Dollars After Indian Farmers Switch to Indigenous Seeds
Environment  (tags: farming, GMOs, seeds, crops, India, farmers )

Freya
- 39 days ago - nationofchange.org
Monsanto is losing millions of dollars now that farmers in India are switching to indigenous cotton seeds rather than Bt cotton. The agrochemical company is known for pushing a form of Bt cotton in India for the last decade.
Fight Back Against the New Wave of Toxic GMO Crops and Pesticides. Petition Please
Environment  (tags: GMO, environment, Enlist Duo, petition, crops, pesticide )

Nicole
- 581 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
ItÂ's up to us to change this broken system. Tell President Obama itÂ's not too late to turn back the approval of Enlist Duo. Goal: 30,000 Progress: 7
Fight Back Against the New Wave of Toxic GMO Pesticides and Crops ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, pesticides, protection, humans, crops, habitat )

CherAWAY
- 581 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Last year, the EPA approved Dow AgroSciences' toxic and controversial pesticide Enlist Duo for use on a new generation of GMO corn and soybeans.
BREAKING EPA to Approve Dow's New GMOs Crops - Take a Stand!
Environment  (tags: toxic chemicals, crops, superweeds, cor, soy, birth defects, cancer, hormone disruption, glyphosate, farmes, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, protection, environment, animals, habitatdestruction )

Sara
- 988 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Now the chemical arms race is about to explode on your plate with the biotech industry spraying more toxic chemicals on our food - and we need your help to stop it! Tell President Obama to Reject Dow's Dangerous New Enlist Agent Orange GMOs!
Tell President Obama to Stop "Agent Orange" Crops and the Toxic Chemicals They Rely on ACTION
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, crops, habitat destruction, wildlife, ecosystems, environment, water, food )

Nancy
- 995 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is about to issue a dangerous approval that will put our farms, our food, and our environment at risk.
Reject Monsanto's New Pesticide Resistant Crops - Sign Please!
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, GMO, crops, environment )

Scooby
- 1000 days ago - forcechange.com
Monsanto has recently submitted new genetically engineered soybeans and cotton to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) for approval. These new crops are resistant to the herbicide dicamba. If approved by the USDA, millions more pounds of dicamba
The Impact Of Climate Change On The Midwest: More Heat, More Droughts, More Floods, Fewer Crops
Environment  (tags: climate-change, heat, floods, drought, Midwest, crops, environment, weather, research )

Carrie
- 1144 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Climate change is really the single largest issue that we're dealing with not only as a country but particularly here in Michigan," Nic Clark, Michigan Director of Clean Water Action, told ThinkProgress.
Rain or Shine, Climate Change Pushes Farmers to the Brink
Environment  (tags: climatechange, ecosystems, crops, farming, globalwarming, environment, nature, greenhousegases, food )

Nancy
- 1764 days ago - pbs.org
With the help of the Public Insight Network and Harvest Public Media, we reached out to farmers to ask them how their businesses have been affected by changes in their local climates. Here are a few of the answers we received, which have been edited for~
Roundup Herbicide Research Shows Plant, Soil Problems
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, glyphosate, habitat destruction, farming, food, crops, pollution, Roundup, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 2141 days ago - reuters.com
The heavy use of Monsanto's Roundup herbicide appears to be causing harmful changes in soil and potentially hindering yields of the genetically modified crops that farmers are cultivating, a government scientist said on Friday.
Global Warming Is Putting Africa's Vital Maize Crop at Risk, Claim Scientists
Environment  (tags: Global warming, climate, environment, food, crops, maize )

Anna
- 2293 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A rise in temperature of just 1C during drought conditions could cut yields from three-quarters of Africa's entire maize crop by at least 20 per cent.Even with adequate rainfall, 65 per cent of the crop would suffer losses, scientists have warned.
Lets Make the World GM Free - Starting With Europe ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, GM, crops, protection )

CherAWAY
- 2340 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Do you want Europe to be flooded with GM crops? Do you trust scientists to take the lead on GMO's?
Herbicide Found in Water May Pose Greater Danger
Environment  (tags: water, Herbicides, health risk, crops, spray )

Lone
- 2860 days ago - washingtonpost.com
CHICAGO, Aug. 24 -- Drinking water containing a common herbicide could pose a greater public health risk than previously thought because regular municipal monitoring doesn't detect frequent spikes in the chemical's
Kenya's Elephant Problem
Environment  (tags: elephant, environment, farmers, crops, conflict )

Bethany
- 3326 days ago - theworld.org
Kenyan farmers are troubled by their newest neighbors -- elephants. A growing elephant population is destroying crops and creating violent confrontations. Jessica Partnow reports on a plan to reign in the pachyderms.
Program Links Kids to Environs
Environment  (tags: environment, children, drought, crops, water, conservation, farmers, erosion prevention, education, natural resources )


- 3561 days ago - al.com
The great drought of 2007 has been devastating to many of Alabama's farm families. On the days I drive from my home in Selma to the state capital in Montgomery, I pass field after field of burned-up corn and knee-high cotton. The economic toll on rural
Arctic Vault Takes Shape for World Food Crops
Environment  (tags: environment, crops, seeds, artic, climate, agriculture )


- 3564 days ago - news.yahoo.com
LONGYEARBYEN, Svalbard (Reuters) - In a cavern under a remote Arctic mountain, Norway will soon begin squirreling away the world's crop seeds in case of disaster. Dynamited out of a mountainside on Spitsbergen island around 1,000 km (600 miles) from the
 

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