Organic farms are under attack...

Mar 21, 2019 by

The certified organic label has helped save many generational farms and enabled people like me, who do not come from agricultural backgrounds, to become successful farmers.

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Coalitions of agriCULTURE outs...

Nov 21, 2017 by

[Translate] HIGHTOWERS LOWDOWN Subscribe to Hightower’s Radio Lowdown with your favorite podcast app: In the 1980s, when I was...

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Meat industry blamed for large...

Aug 1, 2017 by

[Translate] A new report shows toxins from suppliers to companies like Tyson Foods are pouring into waterways, causing marine life to...

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CLIMATE CHANGE TO BLAME FOR FL...

Mar 27, 2017 by

[Translate] ABC Rural By Anna Vidot   Photo: Australian grain growers brought in a record wheat harvest in 2016, but the long-term...

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Monsanto and Bayer’s Che...

Feb 22, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment The proposed remarriage of two agrochemical giants with dark histories promises more bad things. By Will...

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BATTLE FOR THE AMAZON: TAPAJOS...

Jan 22, 2017 by

[Translate] “The Tapajós River, Brazil. More than forty dams would turn this free flowing river and its tributaries into a vast...

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BAYER’S $62 BILLION PROP...

May 24, 2016 by

[Translate] By Renae Merle  THE WASHINGTON POST genetically modified corn plants inside greenhouses housed on the roof of Monsanto...

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Meet Monsanto’s Evil Twi...

Apr 13, 2016 by

[Translate] Food Chemical fertilizer pollutes the environment, disrupts the climate and damages human and animal health. By Martha...

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Chris Hedges: How One City Is ...

Feb 14, 2016 by

[Translate] Investigations Chris Hedges investigates the ways in which a radical city councilman and a civil rights attorney...

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56 INDIGENOUS CORN VARIETIES A...

Jan 16, 2016 by

[Translate] Lorraine Chow  ECOWATCH Mexico’s unique and treasured native corn varieties could be under threat as Monsanto, the...

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HONEY BEES ARE FACING A GLOBAL...

Oct 6, 2015 by

[Translate] Environmentalists and agribusiness are waging a pitched battle over the use of pesticides. By Reynard Loki / AlterNet  ...

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REMEMBER THAT BULLDOZED RAINFO...

Jun 15, 2015 by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Nathanael Johnson   GRIST A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a patch of Indonesian rainforest that was...

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Should big business get out of...

Oct 13, 2014 by

[Translate] Grist / Shutterstock Hungry, hungry humans By Nathanael Johnson   GRIST Let’s pretend we are the members of a committee...

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The Carnage of Pollution

Jun 26, 2014 by

[Translate]   By Evaggelos Vallianatos, SpeakOut | Op-Ed Plowed field, Coachella Valley. (Photo: Merilynn Waters) Congressional...

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The giving tree:

Dec 10, 2012 by

Farmer Mark Shepard sees perennials such as chestnuts and apples as a way to diversify his crops…

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Will Obama’s second term bring...

Nov 13, 2012 by

While Grist gamely speculated on what a Romney administration would have meant for food and farm policy…

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The Drugstore in Your Meat and...

Aug 2, 2012 by

[Translate] Posted by Martha Rosenberg at 10:35 am July 28, prescription 2012 Excerpted from New City Martha Rosenberg’s scrutiny of...

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