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Why are the billionaires laughing?

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'A Jurassic Park Experiment': Watchdog Groups Denounce Decision to Release Genetically Modified Mosquitoes in Florida

The project, which aims to reduce mosquito-borne diseases, will facilitate the release 750 million genetically engineered mosquitoes in the Sunshine State.

Lisa Newcomb ·


'Anything But Secure': Advocates Decry USDA Rule Allowing Big Ag to Set Its Own Regulations on GMOs

"The new regulations finalized by USDA, paradoxically named the SECURE rule, are anything but secure."

Eoin Higgins ·


It’s Farmer v. Monsanto in Court Fight Over Dicamba Herbicide

Bader Farms claims Monsanto induces farmers to buy dicamba-tolerant seeds.

Carey Gillam ·


Environmental Changes in our Food System

Consumers are calling for greater sustainability across the board, and the agriculture industry is no exception.

Emily Folk ·


'We Need Total System Change': A Letter from Santiago, Chile

Without mass grassroots awareness and collective action, without a political revolution—the billionaires and corporations will destroy us all.

Ronnie Cummins ·


The Battle for the Future of Food in Africa

Certain policies, strongly promoted by the Gates Foundation, open Africa to the multinational seed companies in the name of modernization, but they undermine climate resilience and food security for Africa’s small-scale farmers.

Million Belay ·


A New Bill Could Help Protect the Sacred Seeds of Indigenous People

Traditional seed varieties cultivated for generations have far fewer protections than modified or hybrid seeds. Six senators have introduced legislation to level the playing field.

Gosia Wozniacka ·


Bernie Sanders' Green New Deal is a Game-Changer for Food and Farming

Finally, we have a true Declaration of War against fossil fuel pollution and global warming, a radical legislative program that can head off climate catastrophe and supercharge a just transition to a 21st Century Green Commonwealth

Ronnie Cummins ·


Got Climate Anxiety? Watch "The Biggest Little Farm"—a Template for Regeneration

The real takeaway from this movie is that the miracle of self-renewal can happen anywhere, once soil-health restoration becomes the priority and the processes that allow nature to regenerate are set into motion.

Diana Donlon ·


Regenerative Agriculture Is Key for a Sustainable Climate and Food System

The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report shows that agriculture is responsible for 37 percent of greenhouse gas emissions

Kristin Ohlson ·

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