26
Jun
officialssay:

–Selections from the FBI’s 83-page glossary of Internet slang, and how many times those acronyms have actually been tweeted. Courtesy of washingtonpost and Muckrock. 

officialssay:

Selections from the FBI’s 83-page glossary of Internet slang, and how many times those acronyms have actually been tweeted. Courtesy of washingtonpost and Muckrock. 

19
Jun
"The biggest pesticide companies, some of the very biggest ones, Monsanto, Dow, Syngenta, BASF, they all use Hawaii as a, a testing grounds for the genetically engineered seeds that they are developing to market in the midwest, or in, and in other parts of the world."
-Marcia Ishii-Eiteman.

To hear about the connection between GMOs and pesticides, click here.

"The biggest pesticide companies, some of the very biggest ones, Monsanto, Dow, Syngenta, BASF, they all use Hawaii as a, a testing grounds for the genetically engineered seeds that they are developing to market in the midwest, or in, and in other parts of the world."

-Marcia Ishii-Eiteman.

To hear about the connection between GMOs and pesticides, click here.

19
Jun
In an excerpt from their upcoming documentary film “Gaining Ground,” Barbara Bernstein and Elaine Velazquez take us to a mom and pop farm in Oregon, where GMO’s, pesticides, and the growing consumer taste for organic foods are meeting head on in the fields.
Listen here.

In an excerpt from their upcoming documentary film “Gaining Ground,” Barbara Bernstein and Elaine Velazquez take us to a mom and pop farm in Oregon, where GMO’s, pesticides, and the growing consumer taste for organic foods are meeting head on in the fields.

Listen here.

18
Jun

GMnO! Genetically Modified Democracy

More than 60 countries either ban or require labeling on GMO foofds; the US is not one of them.  As GMO regulation moves to a local level, frustrated consumers and farmers are pushing for state or county regulations, but the seed and pesticide companies are fighting back!

18
Jun
Hawaii has not only become the testing ground for the seed industry but a battleground between biotech companies and concerned residents.
Listen to this 5-minute segment by Laura Flynn of Making Contact to learn more about how big agribusinesses like Monsanto are contaminating Hawaii, and how locals are fighting back. 

Hawaii has not only become the testing ground for the seed industry but a battleground between biotech companies and concerned residents.

Listen to this 5-minute segment by Laura Flynn of Making Contact to learn more about how big agribusinesses like Monsanto are contaminating Hawaii, and how locals are fighting back. 

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