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Sustainable farming and fishing, activism on food sovereignty - fighting for the basic right for food access and to choose the foods we eat.
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Improve Marine Aquaculture Conditions Before It’s Too Late - Environment - Utne Reader

Improve Marine Aquaculture Conditions Before It’s Too Late - Environment - Utne Reader | food sovereignty | Scoop.it

We know current farm fishing practices are not the way to go to preserve our world's waters.Current marine aquaculture conditions deplete seas and oceans of life-supporting nutrients. Find out what changes need to be made in order for marine life to thrive in and out of these fish farms.

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Furore greets GM-fed rat study

Furore greets GM-fed rat study | food sovereignty | Scoop.it
A furious row erupts over a study claiming to have found tumours and other problems in rats fed on genetically modified maize and exposed to a common herbicide.
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Amazon.com: The Changing Nature of the Maine Woods (9781584658320): Andrew M. Barton, Alan S. White, Charles V. Cogbill: Books

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Book encapsulates the heritage of Maine woods. Where Maine has been and possibly the changes in store. Local Maine author Dr. Andrew M. Barton

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Recalling ‘Tortilla Riots,’ Mexico President Warns About Food Crisis

Recalling ‘Tortilla Riots,’ Mexico President Warns About Food Crisis | food sovereignty | Scoop.it
World leaders must take swift action to avert a possible food price shock in 2013, Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon says, warning unchecked price volatility in staple food items could trigger an escalation in poverty to crisis levels.
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Sustainable fish sale surge in the UK - The Guardian

Sustainable fish sale surge in the UK - The Guardian | food sovereignty | Scoop.it
The GuardianSustainable fish sale surge in the UKThe GuardianFollowing a year of high-profile awareness campaigns to encourage take-up of sustainable fish, Sainsbury's has seen a surge of as much as 117% in sales of lesser-known fish species across...
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Secretary Clinton: Building Sustainable Partnerships in Africa » US ...

Secretary Clinton: Building Sustainable Partnerships in Africa » US ... | food sovereignty | Scoop.it

Secretary Clinton: Building Sustainable Partnerships in Africa. "We don't need strong men, we need strong institutions." 

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Grain markets soar on worldwide crop downgrades

Grain markets soar on worldwide crop downgrades | food sovereignty | Scoop.it
Downgraded harvest outlooks in the US, Russia and Australia sent grain markets soaring upward still further Monday.
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Lawyers given more time before Monsanto settlement - Charleston Gazette

Lawyers given more time before Monsanto settlementCharleston GazetteWINFIELD, W.Va.
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What's On Your Plate?

An illustrated video on the challenges of the dominant food system, and alternatives for creating healthy people and a healthy planet. Commissioned by the Un...
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Top chefs go to ‘food policy boot camp’

Top chefs go to ‘food policy boot camp’ | food sovereignty | Scoop.it
Chefs as sustainability advocates? Absolutely, says the James Beard Foundation, which invited 15 chefs to take a deep dive into issues of antibiotic overuse and the farm bill earlier this week.
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FDA Is Not Protecting Consumers From Unsafe Food Additives

FDA Is Not Protecting Consumers From Unsafe Food Additives | food sovereignty | Scoop.it

The FDA has a long history of making optional the use of chemicals and drugs in our foods by the food industry. 

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A Farm For The Future (BBC Documentary)

A Farm For The Future (BBC Documentary) | food sovereignty | Scoop.it

Trust Mother Nature to provide the key to farming with low energy and no fossil fuel.

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Rio+20 Breaking News: Activists who spoke at the Peoples’ Summit killed

Rio+20 Breaking News: Activists who spoke at the Peoples’ Summit killed | food sovereignty | Scoop.it

Two fishermen who were activists representing the rights of fishermen working out of Rio have been found murdered.

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Employee of Egg Farm Linked to 2010 Salmonella Outbreak Tried to Bribe USDA Inspector

Employee of Egg Farm Linked to 2010 Salmonella Outbreak Tried to Bribe USDA Inspector | food sovereignty | Scoop.it
A former manager at the Iowa farm responsible for the largest egg recall in history and the 2010 Salmonella outbreak that sickened nearly 2,000 people will plead guilty to conspiring to bribe a federal inspector to overlook health violations at...
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The Organic Food Lie

The Organic Food Lie | food sovereignty | Scoop.it
The media reporting of a new Stanford study purporting to show that organic food has no substantial benefit over conventionally grown food is a wonderful example of how to reduce a complex issue into a sound bite.
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Social Justice is Not Charity

Social Justice is Not Charity | food sovereignty | Scoop.it
“When a poor person dies of hunger, it has not happened because God did not take care of him or her. It has happened because neither you nor I wanted to give that person what he or she needed.” ~Mo...
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Monsanto demands $1 billion in court | Pakalert Press

Monsanto demands $1 billion in court | Pakalert Press | food sovereignty | Scoop.it
Four weeks into a trial between two titans of the biotech industry, Monsanto Co. claimed on Tuesday that its biggest competitor, DuPont, owes them $1 billion for infringing on their patent for herbicide-tolerant lab-made crops.
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Monsanto Wins Patent Dispute with DuPont, Awarded $1 Billion in ...

Monsanto Wins Patent Dispute with DuPont, Awarded $1 Billion in ... | food sovereignty | Scoop.it
Monsanto Wins Patent Dispute with DuPont, Awarded $1 Billion in Damages. Print This Page Email This Page Share on LinkedIn · Bookmark and Share Add This Comment on This Story. Current Issue View Archives ...
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Darwinian Agriculture - GMO Pundit aka David Tribe

While an extreme, this summer's condition is a reminder of a larger challenge facing agriculture – to use limited resources like water in an effective and sustainable manner. R. Ford Denison, an adjunct professor at the ...
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Monsanto linked to Lugo ouster in Paraguay - Democratic Underground

Monsanto linked to Lugo ouster in Paraguay - Democratic Underground | food sovereignty | Scoop.it
Monsanto linked to Lugo ouster in ParaguayDemocratic UndergroundBut with the election of Lugo in 2008, things were beginning to change in many ways, according to reports, which triggered serious upset amongst Paraguay's status quo class.
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Do foodies care about workers?

Do foodies care about workers? | food sovereignty | Scoop.it
If food lovers are serious about bettering the world, they should pay more attention to the people who serve them...
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Prince says local food 'vital'

Prince says local food 'vital' | food sovereignty | Scoop.it
Prince Charles urges the production of sustainable, local food as "vital" for the rural economy and communities in Wales.
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I'm Farming and I Grow It

A parody music video promoting agriculture! If you like it, feel free to share it with your friends! No copyright infringement of original song intended. Bec...
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Organic Food Purists Worry About Big Companies’ Influence

Organic Food Purists Worry About Big Companies’ Influence | food sovereignty | Scoop.it

Any time you move from feeding the people as your mission, to making a profit, you should be suspicious and be concerned your original goal will be watered down.

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