|This Pennsylvania Community Is Determined to Ban GMOs and Pesticides|
EcoWatch - 10/7/2015. By Ken Roseboro - As an Episcopal pastor, Dan Hinkle is a man of peace and faith, but the issue of genetically modified foods (GMOs) makes him angry. Hinkle’s concern about GMOs led him to become a founding member of GMO Free Lancaster, a non-profit group that is working to ban GMOs and pesticides in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Zoe Swartz, a mother, started the group after the first March Against Monsanto in May 2013.
|Will the Paris Climate Talks Be a COP of the Crops?|
Common Dreams - 10/6/2015. By Clare Birkett - Tackling carbon emissions from agriculture from farming isn't even on the table at the UN climate talks in December. It ought to be, and it's big agribusiness that's at the heart of the problem.
|The EPA broke the law when it approved a new pesticide|
PRI - 10/6/2015. By Adam Wernick, Living on Earth - The EPA failed to follow its own rules for ensuring chemical safety and illegally approved a powerful insecticide linked to declining numbers of honeybees, a federal appeals court has ruled.