Agriculture

Emilio Godoy, IPS News
MEXICO CITY - A few centuries ago, the biotechnology industry would have been able to buy a papal bull to expiate its sins and grant it redemption. But in his encyclical on the environment, “Laudato Si”, Pope Francis condemns genetically modified organisms (GMOs) without leaving room for a pardon. In his second encyclical since he became pope on...
Brian Bienkowski, Environmental Health News
"What is obvious to us is ... that if humanity is to avoid a calamitous loss of food security, a fast, society-pervading sea-change as dramatic as the first agricultural revolution will be required." (Photo: Suzie's Farm/cc/flickr)
How do you make sure billions of people around the world have access to food?...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Environmental watchdog says European regulators "should stop playing Russian roulette with people's health." (Photo: Mike Mozart/cc/flickr)
European regulators—under the influence of industry-backed research—are on the...