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Scientists: New GMO wheat may 'silence' vital human genes (Includes interview)

Scientists: New GMO wheat may 'silence' vital human genes (Includes interview) | Seeds | Scoop.it
Australian scientists are expressing grave concerns over a new type of genetically engineered wheat that may cause major health problems for people that consume it.
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Scientists issue safety warning over GM food

Scientists issue safety warning over GM food | Seeds | Scoop.it
Eighty-five scientists have joined forces to challenge the claims of biotech giants and the UK government that genetically modified food is safe for humans.
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Seeding Deep Democracy - Vandana Shiva

Scientist, activist, author Vandana Shiva talks about the importance of saving non-GMO seeds and her concept of 'Earth Democracy.'
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Amazing Vandana Shiva Slams Monsanto and UN at Rio+20 Conference 2012

Rio de Janeiro Shiva calls the UN conference the "death of democracy" Just wanted to upload this woman in full flow telling it how it is. Support local farme...
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Seed libraries, an alternative to preserve biodiversity

In California, a project has emerged with the goal of saving our food through the creation of seed libraries intended to preserve plants and genetic diversit...
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Heirloom tomatoes could save mankind - Salon

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Heirloom tomatoes could save mankind
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For thousands of years, farmers around the world have saved seeds from one season to another, taking them along when they moved to new regions and selecting those that fared best in various environments.
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15 Seed Saving Initiatives Protecting Biodiversity for Future ...

15 Seed Saving Initiatives Protecting Biodiversity for Future ... | Seeds | Scoop.it
Reposted from Food Tank I July 31, 2013. Photo of the entrance of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Svalbard, Norway. (Mari Tefre / Global Crop Diversity Trust). Roughly 100,000 global plant varieties are endangered today.
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From Mexico to India: Monsanto is killing more than just biodiversity ...

From Mexico to India: Monsanto is killing more than just biodiversity ... | Seeds | Scoop.it
“We started the seed saving movement in India,” she explained, “with the commitment to not obey laws that make it illegal for us to have our own seeds, because [seed] saving for biodiversity, continuing our heritage, receiving ...
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INDIA: Ms. Vandana Shiva's world mission - Biodiversity & seed sovereignty - WNN - Women News Network

INDIA: Ms. Vandana Shiva's world mission - Biodiversity & seed sovereignty - WNN - Women News Network | Seeds | Scoop.it
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INDIA: Ms. Vandana Shiva's world mission - Biodiversity & seed sovereignty WNN - Women News Network A farming couple inside India throws saved seeds that are part of their own 'seed sovereignty' on their field as they use...
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Global crisis: Feeding the world tomorrow depends on banking seeds today - allvoices

Global crisis: Feeding the world tomorrow depends on banking seeds today - allvoices | Seeds | Scoop.it
Global crisis: Feeding the world tomorrow depends on banking seeds today allvoices Most people don't think about the journey their food takes from seedling to the grocery shelf, but scientists say feeding the world's bulging population, which is...
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Featured: Seed rights - Agricultural Biodiversity Weblog

Matthew Dillon, of Seed Matters, starts off gently enough on the subject of saving seeds … It's very difficult to tell a complex story to a non-professional audience. I think the question is: is it better to tell a story.
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Navdanya

This Article Navdanya is composed of Creative Common Content. The Original Article can be location at WikiPedia.org. Navdanya is an Indianbased nongovernment...
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GM agriculture is not the answer to seed diversity – it's part of the problem - The Guardian

GM agriculture is not the answer to seed diversity – it's part of the problem - The Guardian | Seeds | Scoop.it
GM agriculture is not the answer to seed diversity – it's part of the problem The Guardian The need to save, exchange and pass seed on is so important to farming that it is embedded into cultural practices around the world to ensure future...
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To Seed Defenders

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Dear defenders and lovers of seed , of life and of freedom, Over the past year you have joined the seed freedom movement.
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Focus on Hunger: Interview with Vandana Shiva | Conducive Chronicle

Focus on Hunger: Interview with Vandana Shiva | Conducive Chronicle | Seeds | Scoop.it
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The Green Revolution in the Punjab

The Green Revolution in the Punjab | Seeds | Scoop.it
The Green Revolution has led to reduced genetic diversity, increased vulnerability to pests, soil erosion, water shortages, reduced soil fertility, micronutrient deficiencies, soil contamination, reduced availability of nutritious food crops for...
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Monocultures, Monopolies, Myths and the Masculinisation of Agriculture

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Food Systems won't Adapt to Climate Change Without Seed Diversity - Report ... - InvestorIdeas.com (press release)

Food Systems won't Adapt to Climate Change Without Seed Diversity - Report ... - InvestorIdeas.com (press release) | Seeds | Scoop.it
Food Systems won't Adapt to Climate Change Without Seed Diversity - Report ...
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Vandana Shiva: Traditional Knowledge, Biodiversity, Sustainability ...

Vandana Shiva: Traditional Knowledge, Biodiversity, Sustainability ... | Seeds | Scoop.it
"we learn from the seed renewal we learn from the seed generosity we learn from the seed multiplicity we learn from the seed diversity" Vandana Shiva" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9K0cZGQgHA.
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Vandana Shiva: What is Earth Democracy? » SynBioWatch ...

Vandana Shiva: What is Earth Democracy? » SynBioWatch ... | Seeds | Scoop.it
I remember one meeting of 200 villagers who had been involved in seed saving and seed sharing with Navdanya, the trust that I founded to save seeds and promote organic agriculture.
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New EU Seed Law to threaten food biodiversity and criminalise ...

New EU Seed Law to threaten food biodiversity and criminalise ... | Seeds | Scoop.it
The Proposal for a Plant Reproductive Material Law released on May 6th 2013 will attempt to make it illegal to grow, reproduce or trade any vegetable seed or tree that has not been tested approved and accepted by a new EU ...
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Whatcom Locavore: Heirloom varieties are on the rebound with consumers - Bellingham Herald

Whatcom Locavore: Heirloom varieties are on the rebound with consumers - Bellingham Herald | Seeds | Scoop.it
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Whatcom Locavore: Heirloom varieties are on the rebound with consumers
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To make certain biodiversity is maintained, scientists have started their own seed saving banks.
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World food diversity is decreasing - ABC Online

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World food diversity is decreasing
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This lack of biodiversity is worrying scientists because it threatens the global food supply. Award winning American journalist and ...
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Saving Your Garden Seeds

Saving your own garden seeds is fun and easy! Learn about resources for education on seed saving, and how local seed exchanges and seed banks are forming. He...
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Lack of seed varieties could make it harder for farmers to adapt to climate ... - DesMoinesRegister.com (blog)

Lack of seed varieties could make it harder for farmers to adapt to climate ... - DesMoinesRegister.com (blog) | Seeds | Scoop.it
Lack of seed varieties could make it harder for farmers to adapt to climate ...
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