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Majority opposed to Monsanto's Bt brinjal

Image | 10 February, 2010 at 15:15

The majority of people were opposed to Monsanto's Bt brinjal at public consultations in India.

Minister Ramesh greets GE protesters

Image | 10 February, 2010 at 15:11

Minister Ramesh greets Bt Brinjal protesters in India before putting a moratorium on this GE crop.

February 10: India delays BT-Brinjal plans, saying it doesn't want a repeat of the Bt...

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 10 February, 2010 2 comments

This is part of a trial series Introduction of Genetically Engineered (GE) vegetables on hold in India Reuters reports that the decision to delay introduction of GE vegetables in India until further tests have taken place,...

Safety first: India gives Monsanto a moratorium

Feature story | 10 February, 2010 at 1:00

Following nationwide protests against the introduction of India's first commercial genetically engineered (GE) food crop -- the Indian government has made a giant step towards charting a path for sustainable agriculture and food security.

Nuclear News: Yankee Rebuffed By Governor, Rebuked By Regulators

Blog entry by Aslihan | 28 January, 2010

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Yankee Rebuffed By Governor, Rebuked By Regulators Governor Jim Douglas says he has lost confidence in the management at Entergy Vermont Yankee. Douglas asked the Legislature to...

Counting the Costs of Genetic Engineering

Publication | 26 January, 2010 at 1:00

As the biotechnology industry continues to hail GE (genetic engineering) as the solution to innumerable problems, the grim reality unfolds in our fields and in the market place. The stories contained in this dossier document these failures, both...

Kenya Overcomes Pests and Weeds with Ecological Solutions

Publication | 26 January, 2010 at 1:00

Kenyan farmers utilize local knowledge of ecological and sustainable farming practices to cope with pests, enhancing yields over industrial agriculture or monoculture, by up to 350 percent.

Diverse farming protects against climate change

Publication | 26 January, 2010 at 1:00

As climate change increasingly impacts on agriculture around the world, ecological and sustainable agricultural solutions prove best for climate resilience, farmers and the environment.

GE Contamination Devastates Canadian Linseed Industry

Publication | 26 January, 2010 at 1:00

Genetically engineered linseed (flax) seed contamination of natural varieties in Canada has brought about huge economic losses to the industry.

The costs of staying GE-free

Publication | 26 January, 2010 at 1:00

Genetically engineered (GE) crops impose numerous extra costs on farmers and on the public (for productions, storage, and for meeting GE-avoidance regulations, which are mandated by consumer protection laws), while opinion surveys consistently...

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