Showing posts with label Agri-Business. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Agri-Business. Show all posts

Sunday, September 18, 2016

The Monsanto–Bayer Tie-Up is Just One of Seven Mega-Mergers That Threaten Seeds, Food Security


Organic hemp seed. PinP photo.
Policymakers could still block the agri biz mergers; peasants and farmers will continue the fight for seeds and rights. Story here.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

'Five-Alarm Threat to Our Food Supply': Monsanto-Bayer Merger Advances


Chemical and GMO giants agree on takeover offer worth $66 billion; mega-merger to be reviewed by antitrust agencies worldwide. Story here.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Saturday, May 25, 2013

You Need Phosphorus to Live—and We're Running Out

Mother Jones
Pesticide sprayer on a farm in Manitoba, Canada. PLT photo.
Industrial farming has played a part in sucking this critical element out of our soil.

Diesel vehicles in oil sands operations contribute to regional pollution

EurekAlert Wildfires, cigarette smoking and vehicles all emit a potentially harmful compound called isocyanic acid. The substance has been l...