Sikkim vann FN:s pris för bästa policy – första delstaten i världen att helt förbjuda pesticider — TV Hälsa – 20 September, 2019

(TV-Hälsa)  Sikkim, en mindre delstat i Indien var den första att gå över till helt ekologisk jordbruk redan 2016. Turismen ökade med 70 procent, och marken har blivit helt återställd. Människor över hela världen har besökt platsen, där över 4,500 olika växtarter och sällsynta vilda djur lever i ett blomstrande ekosystem. →

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The Amazon Rainforest Wildfires, Why Brazil’s President Is Being Blamed, And Its Massive Destruction To The Planet — True Activist – August 24, 2019

(True Activist) Wildfires damaging thousands of kilometres of land are happening all over the world right now. About 21,000 square miles of Siberia’s forests have gone up in flames earlier this month, which brings the worst wildfires in Russia on record. These blazes have shrouded major cities in the country with smoke, including Novosibirsk, and has even crossed the Pacific Ocean sending billowing clouds of smoke to the United States. →

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Organic apples are better than conventional apples for gut health, new study reveals — NaturalHealth365 – August 19, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) As we understand more and more about the importance of gut health, many people are making food choices to feed a healthy microbiome in the gut. If you’re working to keep your gut healthy, organic apples offer a far better choice than pesticide-treated, conventional apples. In fact, a new study supports the benefits of going organic, specifically when choosing your apples.

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5G Agriculture – Food from Frankenstein Farming — Waking Times – Aug 1, 2019

5G Agriculture – Food from Frankenstein Farming

Julian Rose, Contributor
Waking Times

The director of development at Ericcson, Marcin Sugak, is excited. He has a new toy to sell to agribusiness farmers. This particular toy, he claims, is going to ‘overcome’ all the difficult new challenges facing agriculture today. It will be ‘A revolution’, he declares. According to the Ericcson corporation, with this new toy, farmers will be able to look at their plants and animals from a completely ‘new perspective’.

Just what might this new perspective be?

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Chlorpyrifos: Playing Pesticide Politics with Children’s Health — Collective Evolution – July 27, 2019

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Chlorpyrifos—described by some as “the most dangerous pesticide you’ve never heard of”—is an insect-killing organophosphate. Organophosphates trace their roots back to Nazi-era IG Farben nerve gases; contemporary scientists still describe the compounds as “junior-strength nerve agents that have a mechanism of action comparable to sarinDow Chemicalthe company that helped bring the world mustard gas during World War I and napalm and Agent Orange during the Vietnam war—is the manufacturer of chlorpyrifos-containing insecticides.

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Farmers Remain Silent At Auction So Young Man Can Buy His Family Farm Back — Era of Light – June 11, 2019

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David’s family’s 80 acres of land [in Nebraska, USA] was sold to a distant relative and the family’s property was gone. What they had spent decades building vanished in a ➡

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Monsanto Faces More Than 13,000 Plaintiffs Amid Calls In Europe They Kept Dossiers On Influential People Both Pro And Anti Pesticide, Rigged Studies — May 21, 2019

By Aaron Kesel

Last week Activist Post reported that Monsanto had kept dossiers on influential people throughout France and other European countries. This week, it was revealed that the German chemical and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer disclosed that Monsanto, the controversial U.S. pesticide producer behind genetically modified organisms (GMOs) involved in more than 13,000 plaintiffs lawsuits alleging illness had kept “watch lists” of its opponents including journalists in key EU member states and in EU institutions.

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