|France aims to double organic farmland by 2017|
Reuters - 5/31/2013. By Gus Trompiz - France wants to double the area of farmland devoted to organic agriculture by 2017 to meet growing consumer demand through local production, the country's farm minister said.
|Peak Water, Peak Oil…Now, Peak Soil?|
Inter Press Service - 5/31/2013. By Stephen Leahy - Reykjavik, Iceland: Soil is becoming endangered. This reality needs to be part of our collective awareness in order to feed nine billion people by 2050, say experts meeting here in Reykjavík. And a big part of reversing soil decline is carbon, the same element that is overheating the planet.
|When will governments learn that GE crops are uncontrollable?|
Greenpeace International - 5/31/2013. By Janet Cotter - Shockwaves are being felt across the world's wheat markets following the first-ever discovery of unauthorised genetically engineered wheat growing on a US farm – a development that gives further proof that GE crops cannot be controlled.