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Monsanto, Biopiracy, and Indian Melons
World  (tags: biopiracy, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, Monsanto, seed patents, world )

Kathy
- 128 days ago - farmwars.info
It appears that Indian melons with a natural resistance to viruses was detected. A natural resistance. No genetic engineering required. So, being the stalwart defender of anything goes in the quest to grab control of the world's food supply, Monsanto file
Indonesia Is Burning. So Why Is the World Looking Away?
World  (tags: conflict, corruption, crime, ethics, government, humans, Indonesia, news, society, world )

Kathy
- 209 days ago - theguardian.com
I've often wondered how the media would respond when eco-apocalypse struck. I pictured the news programmes producing brief, sensational reports, while failing to explain why it was happening or how it might be stopped. Then they would ask their financial
Carving Up Africa - Aid Donors and Agribusiness Plot the Great Seed Privatization
World  (tags: Africa, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, biodiversity, corporate takeover )

Kathy
- 426 days ago - theecologist.org
A secretive conference, co-organised by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), one of the world's largest donors, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) took place in London on Monday this week.
TTIP: Regulatory Cooperation - a Threat to Democracy   video
World  (tags: corruption, crime, ethics, europe, freedoms, government, HumanRights, politics, usa, world )

Kathy
- 483 days ago - youtube.com
Video on regulatory cooperation in the TTIP negotiations, a joint project of SumOfUs, Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), LobbyControl, Seattle to Brussels Network and Campact.
Make Ecocide An International Crime Against Peace
World  (tags: crime, ecocide, ethics, government, HumanRights, environment, pollution, society, world )

Kathy
- 593 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
To world leaders: "As concerned citizens of a fragile planet, we call on you to back an international law of Ecocide. We call on you to make ecocide the 5th International Crime Against Peace. Life on Earth as it is now cannot survive if we continue to...
What Every Politician Should Know About GMOs - But Hardly Any of Them Does
World  (tags: conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, genetic engineering, government, HumanRights, politics, society, usa, world )

Kathy
- 607 days ago - gmeducation.org
On both sides of the Atlantic citizens are increasingly concerned about the use of GMOs in farming and food production but their questions and objections are continually ignored by governments and politicians.
Why GM Crops Will Not Feed the World
World  (tags: corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, interesting, food, hunger, genetic engineering, GMOs, politics, society, UnitedNations, world )

Kathy
- 616 days ago - motherearthnews.com
Last spring marked a tipping point for rising global food prices. Haiti's prime minister was ousted amid rice riots; Mexican tortillas have quadrupled in price. African countries were hit especially hard. According to the World Bank, global food prices
U.S. Marines Plan to Destroy Another Island
World  (tags: crime, ethics, freedoms, government, humanrights, society, terrorism, violence, world, destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, nature, wildlife )

Kathy
- 1007 days ago - ens-newswire.com
Another beautiful and valuable Pacific island has been selected by the U.S. Marines as a site for "live fire training." Pagan Island, a biological treasure house and ancient home to Chamorro people, sits 200 miles north of Saipan in the middle of the vol
Slaves to Fashion - Take Action
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, crime, ethics, governmnt, humanrights, child slavery, Uzbekistan, cotton )

Kathy
- 1379 days ago - walkfree.org
This September, the government of Uzbekistan will close down schools across the country and force over one million children as young as ten to pick cotton. The conditions are so brutal that exhaustion and heat stroke are common - yet the Uzbek government
EU Beekeepers Stage Win Against GM Crop Producers
World  (tags: europe, GoodNews, government, GMO crops, bees, honey, HumanRights )

Kathy
- 1904 days ago - dw-world.de
The EU's highest court may classify honey containing traces of genetically modified material as "food produced" from modified plants. Such a ruling may enable beekeepers with hives close to GM crops to seek damages.
 
 
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