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Argentina's "Roundup" Human Tragedy

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 9:15 AM From: "press-release@i-sis.org.uk" The Institute of Science in Society - Science Society Sustainability http://www.i-sis.org.uk This article can be found on the I-SIS website at http://www.i-sis.org.uk/argentinasRoundupHumanTragedy.php ======================================================== ISIS Report 06/10/10 Argentina's Roundup Human Tragedy ############################ Ten years of GM soy and glyphosate poisoning have escalated the rates of cancer and birth defects. Claire Robinson GM soy a death sentence for humans and the environment Argentina has become a giant experiment in farming genetically modified (GM) Roundup Ready (RR) soy, engineered to be tolerant to Roundup, Monsanto’s formulation of the herbicide glyphosate. The Argentine government, eager to pull the country out of a deep economic recession in the 1990s, restructured its economy around GM soy grown for export, most of which goes to

Joint Initiative Lays Out Physical Effects of Climate Change on Canada

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Oct 5 '10 - Canadian Round Table on Environment and Economy The physical effects of climate change...