Pima County Supervisor Richard Elías is arguing that creating a state-authorized, taxpayer-subsidized “free-trade zone” to bring Monsanto Corporation to Pima County is the wrong kind of economic development for our county not only because of the relatively few people their local operation would employ but also because of their long record of environmental mismanagement and […]
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THE REAL NEWS In more than 400 cities protestors call for a ban on GMO food.
SUSTAINABLE TRADITIONS This is the text of a sermon delivered at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Little Rock, Arkansas on June 17th, 2012. Ezekiel 17:22-24 Mark 4:26-34 Not long ago I heard a story on the public radio program Living on Earth about clear cutting in Oregon. After each round of deforestation, logging companies like […]
OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are plants and animals in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally. This process allows selected individual genes to be transferred from one organism into another, also between non-related species. Genetically modified animals have largely been blocked from introduction […]