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When you look at a bumblebee doodling around in the meadow, it doesn’t look pretty effective part of the food chain. Actually bumblebees, bees and other pollinators are extremely important both wild plants and cultivated crops. UN is alarmed at huge decline in bee numbers.
“The way humanity manages or mismanages its nature-based assets, including pollinators, […]
Genetically modified canola has escaped into the wild. Actually, two varieties of it have â€“ one modified to be resistant to Monsantoâ€™s Roundup herbicide, and the other to Bayer Crop Scienceâ€™s Liberty herbicide. Scientists have also found out that these two transgenic verieties have interbred, so a brand new brand of canola has been born […]
African NGOs slam Gates’ neo-colonial strategy
Bill Gates reveals love of GMOs
Africa: Profits Before People – the Great African Liquidation Sale
Now also Sierra Club has sent an open letter to Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation:
Dear Mr. Gates
Sierra Club, the world’s largest […]
We are cutting down our meat consumption for several reasons. Intensive meat production beefs up carbon emissions. Here in Finland more and more meat is produced with GMO soya and it is impossible to know if GMO soya is used to feed the animals or not.
So when we use meat, we tend to prefer elk, […]
A newly published scientific study by the Louis Bolk Institute in the Netherlands shows that the incidence of eczema in infants fed on organic dairy products, and whose mothers also consumed organic dairy products, is 36% lower than in children who consume conventional dairy products.
You can read more from Organic Guide Blog.
The original study: British […]