The Lynas School of pseudo-scientific environmentalism Twenty-two pieces of junk science from the Lynas Manifesto
Dr Brian John Past Lecturer in Geography, University of Durham 6th January 2013
By Renata, January 3, 2013
Warsaw – As a result of bans on cultivation of genetically modified crops, that were introduced by the government today, from January 28 2013, planting GMO crops will not be allowed. Many environmental organizations as well as farmers and scientists can see it as a success, pointing out that it is not yet the final step to eliminate GMOs from the environment and from our food.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
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2012 was the year the lights came up on the biotech industry. Its claims, its tactics and its products all came under scrutiny and some of its biggest PR fairytales bit the dust. Here are some prime examples.
Eric Holt Gimenez argues the need for a pro-active movement based on land sovereignty to fight land grabbing.
Farming Matters | 28.4 | December 2012
In what activists have dubbed the “global land grab”, transnational investment in land has grabbed media headlines worldwide. While attention has focused on the role of hedge funds, sovereign wealth and foreign purchases of vast tracts of land in Africa and Asia, recent research is uncovering a broader pattern. As land values increase, land ownership is concentrating everywhere – even where there have been few reports of foreign land grabbing.