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Blog/News (August 24, 2017) Originally published by The Guardian By Hannah Lownsbrough 8/23/17 It’s the worst corporate merger you’ve probably never heard of, and one that could spell disaster for our global farming system. Bayer recently started the clock for the European…

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Blog/News (August 24, 2017) Originally published by The Guardian By Alice Ross 8/22/17 A highly toxic weedkiller not authorised for use in the EU is being exported to developing countries from a UK factory. Paraquat, a pesticide so lethal that a single sip can be fatal, has…

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Blog/News (August 24, 2017) Originally published by Politico By Simon Marks 8/17/17 Monsanto is on the attack. In its fight to keep its blockbuster weedkiller glyphosate on the European market, the American agrichemical giant has spent the last six months fighting accusations…

Blog/News (August 22, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series. We want…
energy efficiency, anti-racism, recycled paper, Smithsonian
Blog/News (August 22, 2017) By: Ayate Temsamani, Better Paper Project Fellow It can be exciting to start the new academic year in college with brand new supplies! Unfortunately, those notebooks, binders, and papers can generate a significant amount of energy and water waste.…
Better Paper Project, recycling, recycled paper, Climate
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Blog/News (August 17, 2017) Originally published by Fox News October 15, 2013 If you’ve ever been unable to stop yourself from eating too many Oreo cookies it may not be your fault--a new college study says one of America’s favorite desserts is just as addictive as drugs in…

Blog/News (August 17, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series. This…
Black Lives Matter, activism, tolerance
Blog/News (August 16, 2017) The horrifying events over the weekend in Charlottesville are just the latest events demonstrating the rise of hate in the United States. White supremacists marched through the streets and the University of Virginia, wielding torches and explicitly…

Blog/News (August 13, 2017) The horrifying events over the weekend in Charlottesville are just the latest events demonstrating the rise of hate in the United States. White supremacists marched through the streets and the University of Virginia, wielding torches and explicitly…
economic power, community
Blog/News (August 11, 2017) On Monday, three of the corporate members of President Trump’s American Manufacturing Council dropped out of the Council after the president failed to promptly condemn the neo-Nazis and fascists for their conduct in Charlottesville.  Merck CEO…
racism, social justice
Blog/News (August 9, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series. We want…
climate change, wheat, energy efficiency, divestment
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Blog/News (August 8, 2017) Originally published by GM Watch By Claire Robinson August 2, 2017 Documents released in US cancer litigation show Monsanto’s desperate attempts to suppress a study that showed adverse effects of Roundup herbicide – and that the editor of the…

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Blog/News (August 8, 2017) Originally published by Time  By Amanda McMillan and Julia Naftulin July 27, 2017 The organic food industry is a booming business, and with the recent sale of natural-foods giant Whole Foods to Amazon, it’s expected to grow even larger in the near…

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Blog/News (August 8, 2017) Originally published by The Guardian By Oliver Milman August 1st, 2017 The global meat industry, already implicated in driving global warming and deforestation, has now been blamed for fueling what is expected to be the worst “dead zone” on record…

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Blog/News (August 8, 2017) Originally published by Harvest Public Media  By Kristophor Husted July 26th, 2017 Hundreds of Midwest farmers are complaining of damage to their crops allegedly caused by the herbicide dicamba. The total number of damaged acres may come to more…

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Blog/News (August 8, 2017) Originally published by EcoWatch  By Jessica Corbett August 3rd, 2017 A trove of Monsanto's internal records released on Tuesday raises serious concerns about company efforts to influence media reports and scientific research related to risks posed…

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Blog/News (August 8, 2017) Originally published by The Huffington Post By Carey Gillam 8/7/17 As agrochemical giant Monsanto Co. faces a growing wave of U.S. lawsuits over its top-selling Roundup herbicide line, among its key defense arguments is that the Environmental…

Blog/News (August 7, 2017) by Jes Walton, Food Campaigns Specialist Regenerative agriculture, while not a new concept, is gaining traction amidst increasing concerns around climate change and a lack of tangible, workable solutions that address the severity and timeliness of…

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Blog/News (August 7, 2017) It is back-to-school time! As the summer comes to an end, it is time to start thinking about what you are going to fill your kid’s lunch box with. Some of the most popular lunchtime snacks and foods have GMOs hidden in them. Other brands like…

Blog/News (August 1, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series. We want…
godiva, organic, Climate