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EU agriculture chief slams GMOs, expresses strong support for natural agriculture

https://www.naturalnews.com/032420_gmos_agriculture.html

In a bold move that goes against the mainstream flow, European Union (EU) Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Ciolos recently denounced genetically-modified (GM) food crops, citing the fact that they fail to meet various "quality and diversity criteria" that consumers have come to expect, and their inherent lack of benefit for both farmers and consumers. ... In a recent interview, Ciolos properly identified traditional polyculture agriculture as beneficial to high food quality, diverse ...

Bringing the Culture Back in Agriculture

https://www.naturalnews.com/024989_culture_nature_oil.html

Follow real-time breaking news headlines on Agriculture at FETCH.news The world of independent media, all in one place. - More news on agriculture Can progressive, cutting-edge organic agriculture feed the world? Why conventional agriculture should be banned U.S. food prices rising 367% faster than inflation; chemical agriculture headed for catastrophic failure Worse than Bush: Obama fills key government positions in agriculture and trade with ...

Can regenerative agriculture help the planet?

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-02-12-can-regenerative-agriculture-help-the-planet.html

Here is an introduction to the many ways regenerative agriculture can save the planet. ... Image credit: Regenerateland.com Crop rotation and diversity and less plowing is key to regenerative agriculture Agriculture should improve the resources it uses, instead of depleting them. "...

How animal agriculture impacts the environment

https://www.naturalnews.com/048976_vegan_diet_c02_livestock.html

In fact, 51% of all greenhouse gas emissions come from animal farming, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ... Animal agriculture is among the leading causes of ocean dead zones, water pollution and wild habitat destruction. "...

Why conventional agriculture should be banned

https://www.naturalnews.com/048771_conventional_agricultural_dead_zones_green_revolution.html

Our technologies were exported around the world as a revolution in agriculture - the green revolution. ... Organic agriculture's predominant strategy is to cultivate nutrient rich soil. In order to add nutrients back into the soil, organic agriculture uses crop rotation and natural fertilizers. "...

Biointensive agriculture could save the planet

https://www.naturalnews.com/031741_biointensive_agriculture_food_production.html

Not more than a month or two passes by that people don't hear about an impending global food crisis. ... Ecology Action has spent years refining its approach to sustainable agriculture, and the organization focuses on "mini-farms." "...

New Boston law promotes local agriculture

https://www.naturalnews.com/045044_urban_farming_boston_local_agriculture.html

One of the oldest cities in the U.S. has approved legislation to begin developing the "most comprehensive transactional urban agriculture system in the country," according to the Cornucopia Institute. ... Article 89 was derived after the 25-member Mayor's Urban Agriculture Working Group spent nearly two years discussing varying facets of urban agriculture with BRA and MOFI to create a plan including the nation's best practices for urban farming. "...

Using Sea Minerals in Agriculture – a Tutorial

https://www.naturalnews.com/023600.html

Based on my other two articles on sea minerals here on NaturalNews, (https://www.naturalnews.com/022278.html ) and (https://www.naturalnews.com/022309.html ) , I have received a lot of questions from readers on how to make a Sole and how to ocean-farm. ... All the health news for 2011, pre-written for your convenience Natural health news headlines now available each day in MP3 audio format The most censored health news stories of 2014 - here's what the establishment doesn't want you to remember Flame ...

Using Sea Minerals in Agriculture – a Tutorial

https://www.naturalnews.com/023600_minerals_water_sea.html

Based on my other two articles on sea minerals here on NaturalNews, (https://www.naturalnews.com/022278.html ) and (https://www.naturalnews.com/022309.html ) , I have received a lot of questions from readers on how to make a Sole and how to ocean-farm. ... All the health news for 2011, pre-written for your convenience Natural health news headlines now available each day in MP3 audio format The most censored health news stories of 2014 - here's what the establishment doesn't want you to remember Flame ...

GMO agriculture proven to cause catastrophic environmental damage

https://www.naturalnews.com/055394_gmo_agriculture_herbicides_environmental_damage.html

American researchers from the University of Virginia have conducted a 14-year study on genetically modified (GM) crops and pesticide use. ... Follow real-time breaking news headlines on GMO agriculture at FETCH.news The world of independent media, all in one place. - More news on GMO agriculture How GMO agriculture unleashed a dangerous wave of chemically-resistant superweeds and pests... "...

Organic agriculture is helping save bees from extinction

https://www.naturalnews.com/050352_organic_agriculture_bees_colony_collapse_disorder.html

Organic agriculture is helping save bees from extinction Friday, July 10, 2015 by: L.J. ... Follow real-time breaking news headlines on Organic agriculture at FETCH.news The world of independent media, all in one place. - More news on organic agriculture Can progressive, cutting-edge organic agriculture feed the world? "...

USA Agriculture - the new 'Vietnam Agent Orange'

https://www.naturalnews.com/047136_agent_orange_gmos_cancer.html

USA Agriculture - the new 'Vietnam Agent Orange' Monday, October 06, 2014 by: S. ... This is the idiocracy we are living in, and Congress is well aware that spraying Agent Orange (ingredients) on US agriculture is insane, but the money politicians make off their investments in Biotech, Big Food and Bad Medicine usually outweigh any ethics or morals when making regulatory decisions. "...

Monarch butterfly decline being caused by GMO agriculture

https://www.naturalnews.com/045630_monarch_butterflies_gmo_agriculture_milkweed.html

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and pesticide-drenched fields are detrimental to the planet in just about every aspect. ... Nearly all promises of GM crops revealed as FAILURES GMO agriculture proven to cause catastrophic environmental damage Disqus Take Action: Support Natural News by linking to this article from your website Permalink to this article: https://www.naturalnews.com/045630_monarch_butterflies_GMO_agriculture_milkweed.html Embed article link: (copy HTML code ...

New book 'Tomatoland' exposes horrors of conventional agriculture

https://www.naturalnews.com/032921_tomatoland_book_review.html

Massive amounts of applied chemical pesticides and fertilizers, genetic engineering, and even slave labor are just a few of the many disturbing trends that plague industrial agriculture. In the hard-hitting new book Tomatoland, investigative food journalist Barry Estabrook gives a first-hand account of the horrific realities of modern agriculture so sobering that practically every reader will be prompted to start his own backyard garden as the solution. "...

American Humane Certified is raising the bar in animal agriculture

https://www.naturalnews.com/028552_humane_animals.html

American Humane Certified is raising the bar in animal agriculture Saturday, April 10, 2010 by: Ethan A. ... Hundreds of birds die slow, painful death after being poisoned at George Bush Airport in Houston Disqus Take Action: Support Natural News by linking to this article from your website Permalink to this article: https://www.naturalnews.com/028552_humane_animals.html Embed article link: (copy HTML code below): American Humane Certified is raising the bar in animal agriculture ...

Using Seawater in Agriculture and Its Significance for Human Survival

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The general public is slowly becoming aware of some of the health benefits of antioxidants. ... Follow real-time breaking news headlines on Seawater at FETCH.news The world of independent media, all in one place. - More news on seawater Energy-hungry desalination plants will turn all California residents into global warming sinners and destroyers of life Most important properties of water Fukushima reactor will exceed dangerous temperature in less than a week unless cooling unit is repaired Solar ...

Hawaii's Department of Agriculture sued for dumping hazardous pesticides into waterways

https://www.naturalnews.com/054896_waterway_pollution_lawsuit_hawaii_department_of_agriculture.html

Back in May 2016, Earthjustice threatened to sue Hawaii's Department of Agriculture for allowing hazardous pesticides to flow into waterways on the island of Kaua'i. "...

Why fracking is the next big threat facing organic agriculture

https://www.naturalnews.com/053959_fracking_organic_farming_irrigation_water.html

The controversial oil and gas mining technique known as fracking , may pose a significant threat to the future of U.S. organic agriculture , according to an analysis conducted by researchers from the FracTracker Alliance, and published in March 2015. ... It's well established that fracking consumes enormous quantities of water, placing it in direct competition with agriculture for use of that resource. "...

93% of physicians are concerned about the massive overuse of antibiotics in agriculture

https://www.naturalnews.com/052988_antibiotic_resistance_livestock_agriculture_physicians.html

Ninety-three percent of all physicians surveyed are concerned about the overuse of antibiotics in animal agriculture, according to a recent survey conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center. ... Follow real-time breaking news headlines on Antibiotic resistance at FETCH.news The world of independent media, all in one place. - More news on antibiotic resistance Antibiotic resistance explodes globally as corrupt, for-profit medical system runs out of chemicals that fight infections ...

Can progressive, cutting-edge organic agriculture feed the world?

https://www.naturalnews.com/048305_feed_the_world_agriculture_organic_gardening.html

Change We Can Believe In... ... Organic agriculture is agriculture without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or herbicides. "...