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Merger Mania in Agribusiness

They call the giants of agribusinesses the Big Six: Bayer, BASF, Dow, DuPont, Monsanto, and Syngenta. Together, they account for a little more than half the sales of seeds, pesticides, and fertilizers around the world, and they’ve been working Tinder pretty hard. 19 more words

Now, what about money?

In my previous post, I wondered why as efficient innovation tool as it is, crowdsourcing is still seldom used by organizations. I offered two answers to this question. 636 more words

Innovation

Sun, gale force winds and the radio.

Power returned after 48 hours of busyness. Friday town day was fun and sunny. By home time  (4pm)   the winds were gathering strength and by 8pm the power went out. 665 more words

Une bombe à retardement qui peut être dans l'eau que vous buvez

Ces différents articles montrent bien pourquoi il est urgent de diminuer au maximum les produits chimiques dangereux de notre nourriture et notre environnement.

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What's in your drinking water that's causing sexual perturbations... ?

Another very important reason to choose organic over produce from intensive farming is to avoid the very dangerous Atrazine, among other threatening chemical pesticides, being widely used to ‘treat’ the fruits and vegetables that you eat.  343 more words

Multinationals

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Not long ago Monsanto, the world’s largest seed company (and several times voted “the world’s most evil corporation”), caused alarm amongst environmentalists by launching a hostile take over bid for Syngenta, the world’s largest crop chemical producer. 512 more words

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Exposed: Pesticide Industry Deployed Aggressive Lobby Effort to Quash Bee Protections | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Despite the abundance of scientific studies documenting the rapid and dangerous decline of pollinator populations, state and federal lawmakers have yet to pass any meaningful protections for bees.

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Food