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#087 - Who's afraid of BT Cotton with Fred Perlak from Monsanto

https://theleagueofnerdsradio.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/tlon-087.mp3

This week Myles and James are joined by Fred Perlak from Monsanto co. Fred was part of the original team that developed and later launched Bt cotton. 57 more words

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To Save farmers "Nation needs a rational land use policy" Prashant Bhushan - Swaraj Abhiyan - Join Jai Kisan Andolan.

Farmers of this country today face various problems, the farmer does not get enough wage for the labor he puts in. The average income of a farming family is three four thousand per month, not enough to support a family. 527 more words

Biosafety – an attempt to crop the GM disenchant

Indu Indira Lala

Bhopal: A series of pan-India Workshops on ‘Communicating Science and Biosafety’ compels media professionals countrywide to revisit the divided world of Genetically Modified (GM) Botanical Diaspora. 682 more words

India

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

Environment

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. 1,167 more words

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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