Revealed: Rothamsted scientist’s role in destruction of key GM research

GM-Free Cymru, 20 May 2012 It has been revealed that Professor John Pickett, the team leader behind Rothamsted's controversial GM wheat trial, was one of the leading players in the destruction of a GM safety experiment more than 13 years ago. He did not need to pull up a GM crop. […]

Lethal effects of genetically modified Bt Toxin confirmed on young ladybird larvae

ScienceDaily, 27 Feb 2012. Swiss researchers of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich confirm earlier findings that the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) toxin Cry1Ab produced for pesticidal purposes by genetically modified (GM) Bt maize increases mortality in the young ladybird larvae (Adalia bipunctata L., two-spotted ladybird) in laboratory tests. […]

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Vanishing of the bees: Beekeeper leaks EPA

Dr. Mercola,, 28 Jan 2012 Bees have been dying off around the world for more than a decade now, a phenomenon that has been named "Colony Collapse Disorder," or CCD. The U.S. and the U.K. both reported losing a third of their honeybees in 2010. Italy lost half. The die-offs have spread to China and [...]

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Why is Africa falling apart?

Evaggelos Vallianatos, Truthout, 9 Nov 2011 In 1769, J. H. Bernardin de Saint Pierre, a French royal officer, said he was not so sure that coffee and sugar were "really essential to the comfort of Europe." But he was certain that these two crops "have brought wretchedness and misery upon America and Africa. The former [...]

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