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The Global Movement for Seed Freedom is a network of individuals and organisations committed to align our thoughts and actions […]

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  In Focus
image Dr Vandana Shiva’s statement following the Referendum in Greece

“In the midst of a deep crisis, the Greeks voted for Democracy. And we should all take strength and inspiration from Greece today […]


Δήλωση της Vandana Shiva μετά το δημοψήφισμα

““Στη μέση μιας βαθιάς κρίσης,οι Έλληνες ψήφισαν για τη δημοκρατία. Και όλοι μας πρέπει να πάρουμε δύναμη και έμπνευση από την Ελλάδα σήμερα […]

image Stupidity and Intelligence: Science, GMOs and Our Food

By Dr Vandana Shiva – Agroecology, not the mechanistic and blind paradigm of industrial agriculture, is the truly scientific approach […]

  Seed, Food & Soil Stories
image El Poder de la Fermentación

Por Sandor Katz, EEUU – Allpa, 19 de junio 2015 “Sandorkraut” Katz, personaje líder en el movimiento para revivir los […]

image Celebrating Soil! Celebrating Life! Conference, 26-27 June in Amsterdam

By building soil organic matter, we can make farming systems much more resilient […]

image La Vida nace en la Semilla

Por Javier Carrera, Ecuador – Allpa, 2 de julio 2015 — Semilla ancestral, híbridos, transgénicos, propiedad intelectual. Qué son […]

image Song Launch: “Just Say No, NO GMOs!” by John Chapman

Just Say No, “NO GMOs!” Words and music ©2015 John Chapman Produced by John Chapman ABOUT THE SONGWRITER: John Chapman […]

  Upcoming Events
image Garden Visit and Seed Swap Gathering

South Africa, 15 July — The Green Camp (GC) Seed Bank’s first seed swap event will take place on the 15th of July 2015. GC […]

image Community Seed Sharing, Exchange & Picnic – Byron Bay

Australia, 25 July — Join your local COMMUNITY to RECEIVE FREE SEEDS & PLANTS adapted for your LOCAL home garden. Nutrient dense organic food […]

  In the News
image Draft ARIPO Plant Variety Protocol Undermines Farmers’ Right to Save, Exchange & Sell Seeds

An analysis by Sangeeta Shashikant (Third World Network) — A new draft legal framework for […]

image Seed Freedom! A last chance to thwart the great African seed grab

This is a crucial week for millions of African farmers – the week in which, under the guise of ‘plant protection’, they may lose the right […]

image Joint Statement: Hawai‘i Center for Food Safety & Earthjustice Regarding Decision on Maui GE Crop Moratorium

Press Release, 1st July 2015 — “We are deeply disappointed with Chief District Court Judge […]

image Argentinian Federal Judge Accepts Lawsuit to Ban GMOs and Pesticides

A federal judge in Argentina has ruled that an unprecedented class action lawsuit, demanding a ban on the release of GMOs […]


Deconstructing Indian cotton: weather, yields, and suicides

[…] Annual suicide rates in rainfed areas are inversely related to farm size and yield, and directly related to increases in Bt cotton adoption

  Big Ag Big Food PR Machine
image Big food and chemical corporations spend millions to attack organic

The Report investigates how Big Food and agrochemical corporations are deliberately misleading the public — and reporters — […]


Glyphosate: Birth defects and reproductive and developmental problems

Studies show that glyphosate and Roundup cause malformations in laboratory animals […]

image Another Common Herbicide Linked to Cancer

[…] a working group of scientists convened by the World Health Organization has taken aim at another widely used herbicide, 2,4-D […]

  Earth Democracy
image Worldwide displacement hits all-time high as war and persecution increase

UNHCR, 18 June 2015 —
Globally, one in every 122 humans is now either a refugee, internally displaced, or seeking asylum.





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