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March 6, 2019 Viewpoint: Anti-GMO Organic Consumers Association helps Russia spread dangerous myths raising fake concerns about vaccines and biotechnologySource: Genetic Literacy Project
Russian trolls are meddling wherever and whenever they can to cause societal strife. Radio Free Europe reports that Russian trolls may have contributed to the massive measles outbreak in Europe ...
January 23, 2019 Viewpoint: GMO crops are key to sustainable farming—why are some scientists afraid to talk about them?Source: Genetic Literary Project
Sustainable intensification. . .comprises agricultural processes or systems in which production is maintained or increased while progressing toward substantial enhancement of environmental outcomes. It incorporates these...
Source: Anthropocene Magazine
The idea of devoting half of Earth’s terrestrial surface to rich, intact forms of nature has stirred conservationist imaginations in the last few years. It’s an inspiring vision, simple yet powerful, a bright aspiration amidst...
Source: Orange County Register
Will your veggies give you cancer? Probably not, according to a Reuters investigative report which uncovered severe intellectual dishonesty in a decision to classify the popular weed killer glyphosate as a “probable human...
February 13, 2017 Food waste is a scandal, but to blame it on millennials is nonsenseSource: The Guardian
But the real deciding factors in whether or not people waste food aren’t to do with age or social media: they’re about income, local amenities, shift patterns, if you were ever taught to cook and how much you care about the...
But no one has demonstrated that GM crops pose any unique problem and there seems to be no way for them to be responsible for anything as a class. If there is indeed no danger, then why don’t we just do the sensible thing and...
Source: LA Times
Think how many times you've checked a carton of milk or wedge of cheese in your fridge and saw that it had passed the date on the package. The typical response is to throw it away.
The world’s agricultural industry has a tall order to fill—it must grow twice as much on roughly the same footprint with less water all by 2050.
April 14, 2016 Is it organic' When lifestyle choices have gone too farSource: SBS.com
The farmers’ market idea of 'purity' and the promise of 'natural' and 'simple' supermarket products and 'wholesome' tonics is troubling
Plastics Today - 18, 2012, issue of Forbes magazine. It was written by contributor Jon Entine, a self-described skeptic who writes about science, public policy, media and NGOs. His article reveals â??what happens when...
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