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  • Federal Bill on Mandatory GE Labelling

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - April 24, 2008 at 19:27 2 comments
    c517 vertical enEarlier this month, a Private Member’s Bill calling for mandatory labelling of genetically engineered foods was debated in parliament.  A second hour of debate, followed by a vote could be scheduled as early as next month.  It is important to make you... Read more >
  • On April 20th let's reclaim Earth Day!

    Blogpost by - April 17, 2008 at 13:35

    Reclaim Earth Day 2008

    12 noon: Rally at Yonge-Dundas Square - Toronto

    On April 22, 1970, the environmental movement burst onto the political stage with one of the largest grassroots demonstrations ever seen. Let’s put the activism back into Earth Day with a rally to call ... Read more >

  • UN Agriculture Assessment Out Tuesday

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - April 14, 2008 at 3:48

    Stay tuned for the release of the report of the Un Agriculture Assessment Tuesday morning.  The culmination of 6 years of research, involving 60 countries, 400 scientists and dozens of civil society organizations.  In the meantime, the African Energy ... Read more >

  • Blogging from Johannesburg, Thursday April 10

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - April 10, 2008 at 3:52

    cropcirclemexicoThe future of global agriculture is at stake here at the United Nations meeting in Johannesburg this week. Hundreds of scientists, working with the World Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization and all other relevant UN agencies have spent three ... Read more >

  • Johannesburg Agriculture Assessment: Monday, April 7

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - April 7, 2008 at 18:37 1 comment

    Today, governments, NGOs and scientists began debating some of key ideas to be included in the text of the United Nations Agriculture Assessment.  There was considerable progress and agreement, but it will be a few more days until the details of the r... Read more >

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