Marxist Counterpunch calls Specter New Yorker Shiva profile ‘meretricious hatchet job’

Perhaps nothing symbolizes the decline of the New Yorker magazine more than the hatchet job on Vandana Shiva that appears in the latest ...

Monsanto likely to appeal Mexican ruling blocking GMO soy planting

A small group of beekeepers in Mexico has inflicted a blow on biotech giant Monsanto, which has halted the company’s ...
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Meet Brett Begemann, the ‘evil wizard’ behind Monsanto

Before you can finish typing "Monsanto employees" into Google, the search engine suggests "Monsanto evil." The world's largest-grossing seed seller ranks between one ...

On GMOs, Union of Concerned Scientists skips the science

Several weeks ago, the Union of Concerned Scientists posted a hard-hitting rebuttal to a famous environmentalist, someone who is normally an ally ...
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Who is Vandana Shiva and why is she saying such awful things about GMOs?

Vandana Shiva's status as a celebrity anti-GMO activist is not in question, but virtually everything else about her, from her ...
Vandana Shiva

Who is Vandana Shiva and why is she saying such awful things about GMOs?

Vandana Shiva's status as a celebrity anti-GMO activist is not in question, but virtually everything else about her, from her ...

Vietnam likely to approve commercial growing of GM crops

Vietnam has approved the importation of several genetically-modified (GM) corn varieties and left it to the environment ministry to decide ...
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US and Brazil move into ‘final stages’ of approving GE trees for commercial growing

The U.S. and Brazilian governments are moving into the final stages of weighing approval for the commercialisation of genetically engineered ...
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Most GMO label supporters don’t really support ‘right to know’

Editor's Note: Readers might also want to read the GLP infographic: Is labeling GMOs really about our “Right to Know”? *** ...

Kenya ‘not ready’ for GM crops

Is Kenya ready for genetically modified crops? No. Going by the findings of the task force appointed by Health Secretary ...
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Anti-GMO ‘paranoia’ hindering China’s progress towards food security

One of China’s major genetically modified food projects is now to all intents and purposes dead and buried. The expiry on ...
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MIT prof Nicholas Negroponte: GM food is ‘very important future’

Recent studies by KPMG, the UK Government Office of Science, and now the U.S. National Science Foundation-supported National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center claim that civilization ...

Inside look at growing Bt cotton with Indian farmer

Is Bt cotton good or bad? But this type of question might confuse matters more than illuminate them. A better question might ...

First four GM corn varieties approved in Vietnam

The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) granted licenses to four GM corn varieties, including Bt 11 and ...

No shortage of food globally, but inequity in distribution

I don’t think there is a food shortage at all. There is food inequity, but no shortage. The problem is not ...
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Is producing more food to feed the world beside the point?

Supporters and critics of crop biotechnology clash over whether GMOs can help 'feed the world'--or even whether we have a ...
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Organic foods loaded with pesticides, defying conventional wisdom

Most of us buy conventionally produced food most of the time. But organic food has been growing in popularity among ...
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Future ‘bleak’ for genetically identical Cavendish bananas

Two weeks ago, at a conference in South Africa, scientists met to discuss how to contain a deadly banana disease ...

Farmers ‘anxiously’ await decision on new herbicide and herbicide-resistant GM crops

Faced with tougher and more resistant weeds, corn and soybean farmers are anxiously awaiting government decisions on a new version ...
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Vandana Shiva by Michael Specter: Demagogue or visionary?

Who believes that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, the USDA, National Academy ...

GMO labeling advocates ‘no more enlightened’ than anti-vaxxers

Connecticut, Maine and Vermont have all passed genetically modified organism labeling legislation despite no reputable evidence for health concerns. Unfortunately, ...

GE can help address California’s drought

The United Nations has called drought the “world’s costliest natural disaster,” both financially, imposing an annual cost of $6-8 billion, and in ...
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How we can feed the world with GMOs and organic farming

The world's population, which has been climbing rapidly for more than a century, is expected to increase by about 2 ...

Anti-GMO activists’ misconceptions about Neil deGrasse Tyson’s GMO comments

Like anything relating to GMOs, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s recent off the cuff remarks on GMOs and his exhortation to ‘chill ...

Self-destructing GE fly could be effective pest control method

A type of genetically engineered fly which eventually kills itself off could be an effective method of pest control, according ...

Australia could ‘cripple’ export potential if GM is rejected, says U.S. professor

A leading expert in potato industry research says Australia’s export potential will be crippled unless farmers embrace genetic modification (GM) ...
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Africa on GMOs: Scientific response to anti-technology NGOs

More than half of the acreage of genetically modified crops in the world is in the developing world, where the ...
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