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Indian environmental scientist blasts anti-GMO celebrity Vandana Shiva for ‘baseless’ assault on biotech crops

A reader curious about celebrities’ role in the radical environmental movement emailed me recently. He wondered if .... their claims ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Monocultures’ unnatural? Mother Nature grows them, too

....[Wh]at’s often in the crosshairs of activists is the philosophy of the planting system — the “dreaded” monoculture. Row crops ...
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Podcast: GMOs to blame for coronavirus? Catching COVID-19 twice; junk studies fuel biotech skepticism

As the world continues to struggle against the rapidly spreading coronavirus, anti-GMO activists are blaming crop biotechnology for the pandemic ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-biotech activist Vandana Shiva says GMO soy caused the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s why she’s wrong

In recent months, quacks and charlatans of all kinds have been rubbing their hands with glee, as a novel coronavirus ...
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Viewpoint: Glyphosate causes kidney disease? Debunking anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva’s herbicide junk science

Seeing Vandana Shiva hosted at the University of California made me embarrassed to be a UC parent, alum, and faculty ...
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Viewpoint: Free speech vs science—Should colleges invite anti-GMO speakers they know spread misinformation?

In the face of climate change, the expectation for evidence is doubled because of the dramatic implications ...
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Viewpoint: Fact-checking anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva’s ‘Poison-Free, Fossil-Free’ food lecture

The event was a missed opportunity to have the more nuanced discussion that such an important topic deserves ...
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Despite biotech expert protest, anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva gives unopposed Stanford speech condemning ‘industrial agriculture’

Environmental activist Vandana Shiva delivered her talk “Soil not Oil: Biodiversity-Based Agriculture to Address the Climate Crisis” on [Jan. 23] ...
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39 biotech experts’ open letter protests anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva’s ‘anti-science’ talks at Stanford and UC Santa Cruz

An activist who compares GMOs to rape and fertilizers to war should not be given a platform ...
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Activists escalate efforts to stop Indian farmers from using GMO seeds

Anti-GMO activists in India have escalated their war on the country’s resource-poor farmers by moving their efforts to stop genetically ...
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Viewpoint: Experts urge India to embrace technology in pursuit of food security

In India, farming is being held back by the efforts of activists like philosopher Vandana Shiva, Ph.D., who charge $40,000 ...
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Activists plan to call Vandana Shiva as ‘expert’ witness in Ghana GMO court case

Calling Indian activist Vandana Shiva an “expert witness” has been mocked by defendants in the case ...
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Impossible Foods rebuffs activist Vandana Shiva’s ‘illogical, ironic’ plant-based GMO burger boycott

For decades, Vandana Shiva has been an outspoken activist against genetic engineering and the products that result from it, such ...
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Video: Biochemist Myles Power dresses down Indian anti-GMO philosopher and ‘green revolution’ critic Vandana Shiva

Anti-GMO activists have attacked innovation in agriculture since the start of the Green Revolution in the mid-20th century. Assuming everyone ...
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Viewpoint: Indian anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva ‘spreads misinformation and fear’ about conventional agriculture

I attended a presentation given by Vandana Shiva, a well-known anti-GMO activist, at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. It was definitely an ...
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Viewpoint: 8 things Vandana Shiva needs to know about US farmers and GMOs

In mid-April, famous anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva was paid nearly $20K by my hometown university to speak on campus. While I can appreciate her ...
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Is monoculture a bad thing? It’s time to revise simplistic ideological narrative

Biotech critics frequently claim that conventional agriculture and GMOs promote monoculture farming, which is harmful to biodiversity. A closer look ...
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Viewpoint: GMO critic Vandana Shiva’s anti-modernity crusade threatens world’s poor

The recently-published “Social Justice Warrior Handbook,” which satirizes people who promote liberal, multicultural, anti-capitalist, anti-globalization, politically correct views, could have ...
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Viewpoint: Why are universities paying ‘anti-GMO liar’ Vandana Shiva tens of thousands of dollars to speak?

Vandana Shiva is coming to my hometown to lie. Not cool. For those unaware, Shiva is one of the world’s ...