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image “Laudato Si” – A 21st century Manifesto for Earth Democracy

By Dr Vandana Shiva — ‘Laudato Si’ is first of all a call for a change in consciousness and a world view from the the dominant paradigm […]

image La Laudato si’ è un Manifesto del 21° secolo per la democrazia della Terra

di Dr Vandana Shiva – 'Laudato Si' e' in primo luogo un appello a un cambiamento di consapevolezza e di concezione del mondo dal paradigma dominante [...]

image Encyclical Letter “Laudato Si’” of The Holy Father Francis on Care for Our Common Home

[…] The same mindset which stands in the way of making radical decisions to reverse the trend […]

image Pope Francis: A new ecological Paradigm is necessary

[…] We need a new ecological approach to save the planet and its inhabitants from the effects of an economic system dominated by finance […]

image Papa Francesco: necessario nuovo paradigma ecologico

di Manlio Masucci, 17 giugno 2015 Papa Francesco ha mostrato a tutta l’umanita’ che essere veramente umani significa rinunciare all’arroganza […]

image The Crisis: Regeneration or Degeneration?

“It’s time to move beyond ‘too little, too late’ mitigation and sustainability strategies,” writes Ronnie Cummins […]

image Fix the Soil, Feed the Planet, Save the World: The Power of Regeneration

‘Regenerative agriculture provides answers to the soil crisis, the food crisis, the health crisis, the climate crisis and the crisis of democracy,’ […]

image Press Release – GM Biocolonization in Costa Rica

PRESS RELEASE Personalities from the eco-scientific and organic agriculture environments are speaking up against the letter from the American Embassy, […]

image Comunicado de Prensa – Biocolonizacion Transgenica en Costa Rica

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA Personalidades eco-científicas y de la agricultura orgánica se manifiestan sobre carta de EEUU que presiona al Gobierno […]

image Navdanya at Regeneration International Conference

HIGHLIGHTS – Vandana Shiva’s message on the issue of GMOs in Costa Rica Vandana Shiva en solidaridad con Costa Rica […]

image Regeneration International Conference — Press Release

8 June 2015 - Bringing soil to the center of our consciousness and our planning is vital not only for the life of the soil, but also for the future of our society.

image Regeneration International Conference

7 - 9 June 2015 - Scientists, business, and farmers from 21 nations launch movement to feed the planet and reverse climate change via regenerative agriculture.

image Soil, papered over

By Dr Vandana Shiva - The rhetoric for taking over food systems and seed supply is always based on ‘improved seed’. But industrial seeds are only ‘improved’ in the context of higher dependence on chemicals […]

image Storm in Maggi’s cup

By Dr Vandana Shiva - Lead-laden Maggi is a wake-up call. It’s a reminder for the government of its role and responsibility in regulating corporations to ensure that public health and safety are not compromised.

image Lecture: How to start a vegetable garden

UPCOMING, Germany, 25 June - How to start a vegetable garden In cooporation with VHS Kitzingen. When you start a vegetable garden, you make decisions […]

image Celebrating Soil! Celebrating Life!

UPCOMING, Netherlands - Nature & More is proud to announce the Celebrating Soil! Celebrating Life! Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam, Friday June 26th and Saturday June 27th.

image open house Garden Tour

UPCOMING, Germany, 11 July - The Garden we visit is a Garden, dedicated to Agrobiodiversity. You will see many differnt vegetables and varieties growing there […]

image Internationale Saatgutkonferenz und Saatgutfestival in Griechenland

open house – Veranstaltungsbericht - Zum 20 jährigen Bestehen der griechischen Saatgut- Erhalterorganisation Peliti,wurde von 17. Bis 19. April […]

image West African Country Dumps Monsanto’s GM Cotton, Seeks Compensation

[…] Burkina Faso in West Africa is ditching Monsanto’s genetically modified cotton.[…]

image France bans sale of Monsanto herbicide Roundup in nurseries

French Ecology Minister Segolene Royal announced Sunday a ban on the sale of popular weedkiller Roundup from garden centres […]

image Fallout from WHO Classification of Glyphosate as Probable Carcinogen

Recent weeks have seen the intensification of campaigns to ban or remove the product as well as lawsuits being filed against Monsanto […]

image El Salvador Farmers Kick Monsanto Out – Refuse to take Monsanto’s GMO seeds

Refusing GMO and Outperforming with Record Crop Yields

image Alert on Seed Law in Venezuela

The objective of this law is to […] protect […] free circulation and use of seed, […] valorization of […] local seed […] prohibiting […] the entrance into the country and […] production of transgenic seeds […]

image Victory Against Monsanto – Federal Judge Rules in Favor of GMO Ban

JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON, USA – “This case is a resounding affirmation of the right of farmers to protect themselves from GE contamination.”

image GMOs: dogma instead of science

By Brian John – London Progressive Journal, 30th May 2015 — On both sides of the Atlantic, we see a democratic deficit in the matter of GMOs. So we, the members of the public, are told we must […]

image A garden grows amid the daily dangers of a siege in Syria

by Annia Ciezadlo – Al Jazeera America, 18 May 2015 — In the desperate Damascus neighborhood of Yarmouk, growing food is matter of life or death




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