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Ban Monsanto's New Super Poison PETITION
Environment  (tags: monsanto, super poison, farmers, conservation, environment, humans, world )

Lone
- 12 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
After a massive outcry from 1,000 affected farmers, a key US state could now ban this poison. This will set a precedent to influence regulation around the world.
Monsanto Loses Millions of Dollars After Indian Farmers Switch to Indigenous Seeds
Environment  (tags: farming, GMOs, seeds, crops, India, farmers )

Freya
- 154 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.
US Environment Agency's Watchdog Probes Chemical War on Superweeds
Environment  (tags: Enlist Duo, farmers, glyphosate, human health, Monsanto, Roundup, soybeans )

Judy
- 566 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
The EPA's Office of Inspector General said Friday it will open an investigation into the spread of superweeds, and how farm workers are affected by the toxic chemicals used to combat them.
California Farmers Are Selling Water To The State Instead Of Growing Crops
Environment  (tags: Americans, California, farmers, water-rights, government, climate-change, environment, animals, humans, nature, water, weather, politics, endangered, conservation, climate )

Carrie
- 938 days ago - modernfarmer.com
California's drought is so bad that farmers in Northern California are finding that their crops aren't their most valuable asset anymore; it's their water rights. So they're selling their water back to the state at crazy-high prices.
Sign the Petition to Chevron
Environment  (tags: pollution, chevron, toxic wastewater, rainforest, oil drilling, Ecuadorian Amazon, indigenous, farmers, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, trees, water, animals )

Sara
- 1045 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Pay your debt of $9.5 million to indigenous and farmer communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon"
Landmark 20-Year Study Finds Pesticides Linked to Depression In Farmers
Environment  (tags: Food, depression, Farmers, health, mental health, NIH, Science, studies )

Judy
- 1074 days ago - modernfarmer.com
A landmark study indicates that seven pesticides, some widely used, may be causing clinical depression in farmers. Will the government step in and start regulating these chemical tools?
Find A March Against Monsanto Near You This May 24, 2014 ACTION!
Environment  (tags: health, March against Monsanto, farmers, corruption, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions )

Nancy
- 1242 days ago - fooddemocracynow.org
Why we're marching: To Stop the Continued Corruption of Our Democracy, the Poisoning of Our Environment, the Loss of Biodiversity and the Continued Assault on the Basic Rights of Farmers and Citizens Around the World.
Think the New Climate Report Is Scary? The Food-Pocalypse Is Already Upon Us
Environment  (tags: Climate-change, food crisis, food supply, climate report, farmers, IPCC, UN, Asia, Afrika, droughts, floods )

Angelika
- 1292 days ago - theguardian.com
'We know all the ingredients are there for a new food crisis,' the World Meteorological Organization's surgeon-general said Monday. 'You just need a few extreme climates affecting a few big producers on the planet and the crisis is there.'
Petition | Heartfelt Letter to the Farmers, Seed Growers and Farm Groups Whose Court Battle Was Dismissed Against Monsanto | Cha
Environment  (tags: monsanto, GMOs, organicfarming, farmers, seedgrowers, savingseeds, farmgroups, brokensystem )

Barbara
- 1422 days ago - change.org
We know the system is broken. And we know that you are trying, however desperately, to stitch a portion of democracy and justice back together again, with us. So, really, this is our case--sane America's lawsuit. We too are saddened and outraged.
Farmers and Food Producers Against Fracking - PLEASE SIGN!
Environment  (tags: fracking, farmers, pollution, corruption, water cantamination, oil and gas industry, destruction, nature, healthconditions )

Judith
- 1451 days ago - change.org
We are aware that those who will profit most from shale gas exploitation claim that it is safe, economically and environmentally sound, and a benefit to all. We are not convinced. Not remotely. Please sign petition
U.S. Drought Exposes "Hydro-Illogical" Water Management
Environment  (tags: drought, United States, water management, agriculture, disaster, farmers, environment, destruction )

Naoko
- 1890 days ago - ipsnews.net
The historic drought withering much of the United States this summer has revealed a need for strategies to better manage water supplies that could remain under sever pressure both this year and in the longer term.
Ensure Farmers Can Continue to Protect the Environment ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, farmers )

CherAWAY
- 1894 days ago - forcechange.com
For more than three decades, the Farm Bill has stated that farmers who accept federal crop insurance subsidies must meet certain conservation requirements. This practice has proven to successfully restore millions of acres of farmland to keep water
Mother Takes on Monsanto, Wins Global Prize
Environment  (tags: food, health, Monsanto, environment, gmo, farmers, legal action, ethics, world, corruption, health, reproduction, illness )

Nancy
- 2010 days ago - panna.org
Hats off to this mother of three who got fed up and took charge. Sofía Gatica challenged powerful corporate interests to protect her family and community from pesticides -- and won. Today, the Argentine mother is one of six grassroots leaders from around
This Farmer Took a Stand. He Deserves Our Thanks. ACTION
Environment  (tags: food, health, Monsanto, environment, gmo, farmers, legal action, ethics, world, corruption, health )

Nancy
- 2060 days ago - action.panna.org
Oluf and Debra Johnson are farmers taking a stand against pesticide drift in Paynesville, Minnesota. They're brave, principled, hard-working and they could use a little PAN support. Will you join us in thanking them?
Food Democracy Now | 24 Hours to Kill the
Environment  (tags: Environment, Farms, Farmers, Organic Food, protection, conservation, Sustainabililty, endangered, government, politics, research, pollution, healthconditions, stae-owned )

Elizabeth
- 2176 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Right now 4 members of the House and Senate ag committees are meeting to rush the 2012 Food and Farm Bill to the Super Committee and steal any chances for reforms for local, organic and healthy food until the next Farm Bill comes up in 2017.Add your name.
 

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