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A Full Circle: Back to Cargill

Okay, so we come back to a promotional video made by Cargill.  We’ve talked about Cargill a lot in these posts, but I feel as though that’s ok because of the large roll that the corporation plays in the soy and deforestation issue.  857 more words

Bio-based chemicals: Rivertop Renewables has raised $26 million from Cargill and others investors

Rivertop Renewables, a U.S. producer of novel chemicals derived from natural plant sugars, based in Montana, has raised $26 million from Cargill (an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services), First Green Partners (an enterprise focused on commercializing advanced technologies in the carbon value chain) and existing investors.


OK, What Does Greenpeace Have to Say?

Today we’re going to look at a documentary.  Documentaries on the topic of deforestation in the Amazon are, surprisingly enough, few and far between.  As one might then presume, documentaries specifically honing in on the deforestation as a result of soy development are even rarer.  1,394 more words

samphire, hazelnut and roast lemon salad

In a relatively short period of time high fructose corn syrup has replaced natural sugar as a sweetener right across the food industry.

It is now widely used in products such as cereals, breads, cakes, crackers, soft drinks, soups, yoghurts, baked beans, ice creams, ketchups and salad dressings. 733 more words


Corporate Interests Behind Ukraine Putsch

Follow the Money – Behind the U.S.-backed coup that ousted the democratically elected president of Ukraine are the economic interests of giant corporations – from Cargill to Chevron – which see the country as a potential “gold mine” of profits from agricultural and energy exploitation, reports JP Sottile. 732 more words


David McCoy

David McCoy
b. 2 May 1790, on the banks of the Catawba, Burke County, North Carolina
d. 25 March 1895, near Redlands, San Bernardino County, California… 111 more words



This is my third and last series of photos on the area by the Pacific Shores Center in Redwood City. Lots of reflections in the water in this post.