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22.01.2018

Yes We Can – Feed 9 Billion With Organic Agriculture

Yes We Can – Feed 9 Billion With Organic Agriculture

By Gunnar Rundgren It is possible to feed more than 9 billion people with organic production methods with a small increase in the required crop acreage and with decreased greenhouse gas emission. But this assumes considerable reduction in food wastage and in the quantities of feed grown to animals. That… »

28.06.2017

Any Way to Help Slow Down Climate Change… Individually?

Any Way to Help Slow Down Climate Change… Individually?

It is no secret that the biggest responsible for climate change is greed. The greed of the world’s largest private corporations, which blindly seek unlimited high financial benefits. And the greed of those politicians who are also blindly keen about holding their temporary power at any cost, thus not daring… »

15.10.2016

Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague: a big step for the world movement for food sovereignty

Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague: a big step for the world movement for food sovereignty

The Monsanto Tribunal is an international civil society initiative to hold Monsanto accountable for human rights violations, for crimes against humanity, and for ecocide. Eminent judges will hear testimonies from victims, and deliver an advisory opinion following procedures of the International Court of Justice. A distinct and parallel event,… »

25.08.2016

Factory farming reforms proposed in Germany

Factory farming reforms proposed in Germany

Germany is home to 83 million people. But that isn’t the country’s total population: It’s also home to about 27 million pigs, 12.6 million cattle, and nearly 40 million egg-producing hens. Their lives are very hard. Many of these animals live their lives densely crammed together in industrial-scale… »

26.07.2016

What a waste!

What a waste!

Discarded, left to rot or never harvested because its the wrong shape of size, a total of 1.3 billion tons of food are wasted every year. Read on and share your thoughts on one of the biggest scandals of our time. A few facts on food waste. Throwing away, or… »

23.06.2016

Asia – Climate Change Taking Toll on Food Security

Asia – Climate Change Taking Toll on Food Security

Human Wrongs Watch By Graham J. Dwyer* MANILA, 21 June 2016 (IPS) – Asia’s economic growth over the last decade has been relentless, bringing with it a rising population and an influx of people from the countryside to the… »

30.04.2016

Syria: ‘Human Toll and Suffering Are ‘Sickening’ – UN Relief Chief

Syria: ‘Human Toll and Suffering Are ‘Sickening’ – UN Relief Chief

Human Wrongs Watch With hundreds of thousands of civilians killed, millions of people displaced and countless families torn apart, the UN relief chief on 28 April 2016 described the human toll and suffering in Syria… »

22.01.2016

Drop food not bombs on Syria

Drop food not bombs on Syria

 How is it that at the click of a button bombs can be dropped anywhere in Syria yet when it comes to supplying food aid and medicines month after month of talks are needed.  Clearly it’s all a lying charade. The USA , Russia, UK, or any other country for… »

21.12.2015

Soy Business Invades Brazil’s Amazon Jungle

Soy Business Invades Brazil’s Amazon Jungle

Human Wrongs Watch By Fabiana Frayssinet* BELTERRA, Brazil, December 2015 (IPS) – In the northern Brazilian state of Pará, the construction of a port terminal for shipping soy out of the Amazon region has displaced thousands of… »

29.05.2015

Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs

Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs

By Prof. Vandana Shiva* 28 May 2015 – TRANSCEND Media Service — Biodiverse ecological agriculture in women’s hands is a solution not just to the malnutrition crisis, but also the climate crisis. The two great ecological challenges of our times are biodiversity erosion and climate change. And both are interconnected,… »

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