Vandana Shiva is one of GreenFoodie’s heroes for her tireless work against genetic modification, biopiracy and patenting of seed. Watch the documentary below to see what she is up against, why she is fighting so hard and why we should all be concerned.
This TED talk is presented by a mother who did not think about the food she was eating and serving to her family until her child had a dangerous allergic reaction to a ‘typical’ breakfast. It is a very scary example of how broken the food system is in the US and what it is […]
Source @ GMwatch.org – 14 July 2011 The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is promoted as Australia’s pre-eminent public scientific research body. Although ostensibly ‘publicly funded’ CSIRO has, in reality, been encouraged to get 30% of its funding from business with the CSIRO top management encouraging its staff to go to 40%. As […]
Source @ Huffingtonpost.com – 01 August 2011 – By John Robbins Can genetically engineered foods help feed the hungry? Are anti-GMO activists and over-zealous environmentalists standing in the way of the hungry being fed? The hope that GMO foods might bring solutions to malnutrition and world hunger was never more dramatically illustrated than when Time […]
The biotech takeover of our daily bread A report from Greenpeace detailing their argument why the Australian Government must intervene to stop the corporate attempt to commercialise GM wheat in Australia by 2015, beginning with a ban on all trials of GM wheat in the field. Fundamental changes are taking place in Australia’s wheat industry and corporations […]
Thursday, March 31st, 2011, By Bhavani Prakash, Eco Walk The Talk, Asia’s Global Green Community Dr Vandana Shiva needs little introduction as a prominent environmental, social justice and anti-GM activist. In 2010, she received the Sydney Peace Prize and was named by Guardian UK in March 2011 as one of the top 100 women in […]