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This Verlyn Klinkenborg quotation is from the Yale Environment 360 article "The Folly of Big Agriculture: Why Nature Always Wins: Large-scale industrial agriculture depends on engineering the land to ensure the absence of natural diversity. But as the recent emergence of herbicide-tolerant weeds on U.S. farms has shown, nature ultimately finds a way to subvert uniformity and assert itself." e360.yale.edu/...
Why are we not working to rejuvenate our own soils with sustainable composting, waste management, and organic agriculture practices, instead of depleting the very fragile, tropical soils of other countries to meet the American demand for faddish specialty foods? pinterest.com/... www.smallfootprin...
Monsanto's products aren't the answer. UCS analysis shows that GE crops have so far done little to improve yields in the U.S. Meanwhile—speaking of rapidly growing populations—overuse of Roundup Ready crops has spawned an epidemic of "superweeds," causing huge problems for U.S. farmers.
Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute claimed on Sunday that genetically modified BT brinjal has no detrimental effects on human health, bio-diversity and environment though it said it carried out no research on the controversial food crop. More here: www.fooddemocracy... #GMOs #bio #food #ag
Do we really want to elect another leader who is pro-Monsanto and anti-GMO labeling? TAKE ACTION! Tell Hillary Clinton it's time to dump Monsanto and support public health, and regenerative, organic agriculture: orgcns.org/1pZF3Ff #GMO #Monsanto #Clinton
Monsanto Protection Act. What is it about ? Basically it would strip judges of their constitutional mandate to protect consumer rights and the environment, while opening up the floodgates for the planting of new untested genetically engineered crops, endangering farmers, consumers and the environment.