Monsanto

Placard that reads: 'Monsanto is poisoning you'

French farmers feel Dewayne Johnson’s pain

Natalie Sauer
| 16th August 2018
The French grain-grower Paul François was the first citizen to successfully sue Monsanto over a toxic weedkiller, six years ago. There are considerable parallels between his case, and the recent ruling that RoundUp caused Dewayne Johnson’s cancer. NATALIE SAUER investigates

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Hawaii bans use of harmful pesticide

Christopher Pala
| 18th June 2018
The government of Hawaii - once a defender of the GM corn industry - has passed a law that forces agro-chemical companies to disclose what pesticides they spray. It has also become the first US state to ban the chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to brain damage in babies. Christopher Pala reports

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Vandana Shiva touring Navdanya Farm. Photo: Edward W. Lollis.

Seeds of death

Vandana Shiva
| 19th November 2013
Vandana Shiva exposes the link between the use of genetically modified cotton seeds and the tragic suicide of 284,694 farmers in India over 17 years.

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Seeds

Defending seed sovereignty

The Ecologist
| 20th August 2012
A new Global Campaign for Seed Freedom will be celebrating the fortnight from Ghandi’s birthday (October 2nd) to World Food Day (October 16th) as the first Seed Satyagraha during which all participants will declare No Patents On Seeds

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Seeds

Reclaiming the seed

Vandana Shiva
| 20th August 2012
Vandana Shiva explains why Seed Satyagraha – a non-cooperation movement in the footsteps of Gandhi – will be crucial in blocking the introduction of the proposed Seed Law

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