U.S. Right to Know rated #1 in junk science for 2015

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In January, an anti-GMO ...

Has GMO Bt cotton been a “disaster” for India, as Vandana Shiva claims?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Private seed firms in ...

Scientists call out Indian government to reject activist agitatiton over GMO mustard

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Activist Vandana Shiva, an ...
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Activist Vandana Shiva misappropriates Indian culture promoting anti-GMO agenda

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. At the risk of ...

Bt cotton not to blame for Indian whitefly epidemic

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Widespread damage to cotton ...

India GMO Bt cotton falsely blamed for whitefly pest infestation

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Biotechnology industry body ABLE-AG ...
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Anti-GMO myth busted—We’re not losing plant genetic diversity after all

Anti-GMO activists and even some science publications claim GMOs are accelerating the trend toward a drastic loss in biodiversity. They ...

Vandana Shiva, activists spread misinformation about GMO mustard up for deregulation in India

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Personalities that aspire to ...
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Vandana Shiva’s ‘GMO myths’ don’t stand up to evidence

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. Vandana Shiva is one ...
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The anti-Rachel Parent: 10-year-old future scientist counters sea of GMO misinformation

Anti-GMO events are peppered with children holding signs touting the alleged dangers of genetically modified foods. For those who choose ...
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Golden Rice in India: Is it necessary? What are impediments to adoption?

The leading cause of life-altering disability in India is health risks linked to poor diets--which rice engineered to produce vitamin ...
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Activists at “alternative Nobel Prize’ declare ‘GMOs are false miracles’

Food safety is this year’s theme for World Health Day, an annual health awareness day held each April 7 and ...

Kevin Folta sets example on how to have civil conversation on GMOs

Dr. Kevin Folta, professor and chairman of the horticultural sciences department at the University of Florida, recently came to lecture ...

Vandana Shiva trashes GMOs—Florida’s best hope for orange tree disease

I get rather irritated when I listen to Vandana Shiva, mostly because her ideas are rooted in a place of ...
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5 reasons how Consumer Reports rejects science on GMOs

Consumer Reports is escalating its opposition to GMO foods. Now, even responses to subscriber/customer inquiries are met with the a ...
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What do off-patent GM soybeans say about possibilities of open source biotech?

As Monsanto's patent on GM soybeans expires this spring, where does this leave the conversation over corporate control in the ...
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Scientific consensus on GMO safety stronger than for global warming

Scientists blame the media and the lack of quality K-12 STEM education for large differences between public opinion and scientific ...
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Top 6 stories on the GLP, January 26, 2015

This past week, here are the #TOP6 among many great stories on human and agriculture genetics around the world. Please ...
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Indian Eco-Goddess Vandana Shiva, charging $40,000 a speech, takes anti-GMO crusade to Hawaii

"What could be more basic to freedom than food freedom and food democracy?” declared Indian anti-GMO activist megastar Vandana Shiva ...

Vandana Shiva teaches how not to communicate science

We can learn a lot about people from not just what they say, but how they choose to say it.  ...
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Vandana Shiva: ‘Ambassador of famine’?

Vandana Shiva, the globally known Indian anti-GMO activist, positions herself as a seer guiding us away from the evils of ...
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Food Babe flops on BRCA mutations: Understand genetics or go home

Charlatans like Food Babe, Dr. Oz, Joseph Mercola, and Vandana Shiva represent everything disgraceful about unscientific propaganda. Cancer misinformation is ...
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Understanding the war against GMOs

I recently finished Robert Greene's marvelous book, The 33 Strategies of War--a 33 stage journey in destroying your enemies. As ...
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Rich and famous embrace Vandana Shiva, wealthy self-described savior of the poor

Vandana Shiva, a global environmental icon and champion of peasant traditions, has been the guest of honor numerous times in ...
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Should Science and Nature run advertorial by wacky Dr. Bronner’s that misleads on GMOs?

David Bronner, CEO of Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, presides over a company with famously wacky product labels. ... But apparently, Bronner's ...
Leftist dystopia? Anti-technology fever animates opposition to GMOs and other 'disruptive' technologies

Leftist dystopia? Anti-technology fever animates opposition to GMOs and other ‘disruptive’ technologies

Thoughtful people are offering thoughtful critiques of the role of genetic engineering in agriculture and other technological advances that raise ...

Interview: Vandana Shiva responds to New Yorker profile

Correspondent Fedrico Rampini interviews Vandana Shiva for the Italian newspaper Repubblica, in the wake of the controversy surrounding the profile ...
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