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Bt Cotton responsible for suicides in rain-fed areas, says study - The Hindu

Bt Cotton responsible for suicides in rain-fed areas, says study – The Hindu.

Findings from the research Conducted by California based agricultural scientists

  • Complete failure of Bt-cotton adapted in rain dependent cultivation is the reason behind farmers suicide…
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Forestry Education

Women feed the world, not corporations

Vandana Shiva

The two great ecological challenges of our times are biodiversity loss and climate change. And both are interconnected, in their causes and their solutions. 1,040 more words


More Nonsense from March Against Monsanto Protestors

Edited by Peter

I have previously written articles critical of Sue Mallender and Tracey Lloyd, who gave speeches at the March Against Monsanto protest in Nottingham earlier this year. 1,168 more words


Seeds of lie-Monsanto

A cost benefit analysis of cotton cultivation using BT/ Non- BT seeds 


NOte: The field trip to Vidarbha was partially** sponsored by Monsanto during February 2013. 48 more words

Organic Farming

Talking to a Vidarbha Bt cotton farmer

I wrote two posts on Bt cotton but I have to admit it left me more confused than before. I went into it expecting to find that Bt cotton had kickstarted an epidemic of farmer suicides. 2,196 more words


Why we don’t need genetically modified crops in India - G. Sivaraman

“The whole world is moving towards an eco-friendly lifestyle in many areas. India is one among the few countries having large biodiversity zones with a huge potential to go organic. 731 more words


The Hindu - 01 Aug 14 - Opinion

The Hindu – 01 Aug 14 – Opinion

1) Pakistan’s shrinking minority space

TAKEAWAY -. Even the Shia, almost 20 per cent of the populace, are being attacked by extremists who do not acknowledge them as being a part of Muslim society.

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