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  • Sweet as a Beet?

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - January 25, 2008 at 20:03 1 comment

    beetsIf the agribusiness industry gets its way, farmers on Prince Edward Island could be growing genetically engineered beets for biofuel as early as this spring.  Despite widespread evidence of environmental and socioeconomic dangers of the plan, the Cana... Read more >

  • Josh Brandon

    Blogpost by - January 25, 2008 at 17:17

    Josh is an agriculture campaigner with Greenpeace.  He is also a member of the steering committee for Society for a GE Free BC and agriculture representative on the National Council of Canadian Environmental Network.  He can often be found at farmers ... Read more >

  • Percy Schmeiser back in Court

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - January 24, 2008 at 16:26

    canola growing wild on roadsidPercy Schmeiser is back in court.  The Saskatchewan canola farmer who made Monsanto infamous for their predatory lawsuits is back in court again.  This time he is on the offensive.  Schmeiser wants $600 from the pesticide and genetic engineering comp...
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  • World Community Film Festival

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - January 23, 2008 at 14:53
    filmfestlogoThere's nothing like the flicker of celluloid and a bag of popcorn, to stimulate social activism.  February 1 & 2, the place to be on Vancouver Island is at the World Community Film Festival in Comox, BC. The two day festival includes over 40 films a...
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  • Green Revolution 2.0

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - January 22, 2008 at 15:41 1 comment Bill Gates Foundation wants to save African farmers, and his solution is no surprise:  corporate technology and monopoly rights for agribusiness.  Gates has spent $350 million in Africa already, to promote genetically engineered crops, increased u... Read more >

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