By Vandana ShivaNative seeds, health and abundanceTraditional seeds are “the most important source of profit for the industry through the patent system,” says Vandana Shiva, which is possible only through GMOs. He contrasts this with "smart" natural design: seeds are saved from harvesting food, which in turn ensures that there will be food in the future.
According to Japanese scientific research, the fully ripe banana with dark spots on a very yellow skin produces a substance called "tumor necrosis factor" that has the ability to fight abnormal cells. The more ripe the banana, the better its anti carcinogenic capacity.
By Carmelo Ruiz Marrero Biotechnology has come into vogue and the government of Puerto Rico is betting on it as a way out of the economic debacle that the country is suffering. Once again, in alliance with local and foreign business interests, it embarks on a path of economic and technological development without inquiring at all about the possible social and ecological costs and long-term impacts.
By Javier Rodríguez Pardo The first interview given by the elected mayor of Andalgalá, Alejandro Páez, was with Javier Rodríguez Pardo. The dialogue revolved around mega open-pit hydrochemical mining. The winning vote in the municipal elections of the Catamarca district of Andalgalá was "no to open-pit mining", something that, much to her regret, also recognizes the elected governor Lucía Corpacci, former Kirchnerist senator, granddaughter of the ruling dynasty Saadi, niece of Governor Vicente Saadi and cousin of Ramón Saadi, the one whose mandate was interrupted by former President Carlos Menem due to the crime of María Soledad.
There are individuals whose boldness and recklessness inspire respect. As affronts to fate that repel the mist of doom. Yacouba Sawadogo is one of them. When in the 1970s, the populations of Burkina Faso flee from the advance of the desert and its procession of barren lands, this native countryman from the town of Gourga has only one goal in mind: to repopulate the region.
According to some journalistic investigations, it has come to light that the Environment Institute knew about the plan to set fire to part of the Amazon and did nothing to prevent it. The Brazilian Environment Institute (IBAMA) had information about a group of producers rural people who had planned to start a fire in the Amazon rainforest.