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Glyphosate Resistance in Weeds - The Transgenic Treadmill

According to Prof Joe Cummins, Glyphosate resistant weeds may spell the end of patented herbicide tolerant crops, but can farmers exit the transgenic treadmill that’s very profitable for Monsanto? Read more…

March 3rd, 2010
Topic: Environment, Food Security, GMO, Pollution, health Tags: , , ,

Open Letter on acidic mine water decanting from West Rand Basin

Acid mine drainage in the West Rand, South Africa, is posing a severe threat to water, soil and human health …activist Mariette Liefferink published an open letter to Pam Yako Director General of the Department of Water Affairs.  She calls on Ms Yako to use her lawful prerogative to engage responsible parties on acidic mine [...]

June 21st, 2009
Topic: Environment, Food Security, Pollution, health, malnutrition Tags: None