One third of the world’s fresh water fish population is in catastrophic decline, and in danger of extinction. The situation is threatening the health, food security and livelihood of millions of people around the world. Eighty freshwater species have been declared extinct with sixteen species going extinct in 2020.
US President Joe Biden declared a state of emergency in the state of Texas
Michael Taylor has emerged as a meme, as the personification of corruption within the biotech industry and the FDA.
The British Columbia announces a farmgate sales program that will give small-scale and indigenous cannabis producers headway into the increasingly competitive cannabis industry.
New study challenges regulatory assumptions and practices. Report by Claire Robinson Mixtures of pesticide residues commonly found in foods in the EU can have adverse effects on health even when each individual pesticide is present at a level considered safe by regulators, a new study shows. The study also found that the use of molecular analytical techniques […]
by Colin Todhunter Cotton is the only genetically modified (GM) crop that has been officially approved in India. It has been cultivated (illegally, then legally) in the country for more than 20 years. Although GM mustard has been approved for commercial cultivation by India’s apex regulatory body for GM crops (the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee, […]
By Danielle Edwards, The Canadian PressFri Sep 25 2020 12:33:28 HALIFAX — An Indigenous-run lobster fishery off the coast of southwestern Nova Scotia isn’t the big environmental threat that it’s being made out to be, according to a fisheries expert. The contentious fishery started by the Sipekne’katik First Nation in St. Marys Bay isn’t likely […]
Gates Foundation doubles down on misinformation campaign at Cornell as African leaders call for agroecology
Posted on September 30, 2020 by Stacy Malkan The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded another $10 million last week to the controversial Cornell Alliance for Science, a communications campaign housed at Cornell that trains fellows in Africa and elsewhere to promote and defend genetically engineered foods, crops and agrichemicals. The new grant brings BMGF grants to the group to $22 million. […]