Why the Most Powerful Thing in the World is a Seed – And The Global Corporate Monopoly

See on Scoop.itMonsanto Sucks

April 4, 2013 – Yes Magazine

When the dwindling number of farmers who stayed on the land gave up on saving seeds and embraced hybridization, genetically modified organisms, and seed patents in order to make money, we became slaves to multinational corporations like Monsanto and Syngenta, which now control our food supply…. http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/how-cooperatives-are-driving-the-new-economy/why-the-most-powerful-thing-in-the-world-is-a-seed?utm_source=apr13yn&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=titleMostPowerfulThingSeed

 

HOW TO KEEP MONSANTO AND GMO SEEDS OUT OF YOUR GARDEN  http://sco.lt/6iFQdl

 

 

ALSO SEE

1.  SEEDING DEEP DEMOCRACY – VIDEO – Vandana Shiva http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1054461972/seeding-deep-democracy-vandana-shiva

2.  THE SEED PATENT GAME:  Seed Companies Control GM Crop Research – Scientific American http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/946593435/the-seed-patent-game-do-seed-companies-control-gm-crop-research-scientific-american

3.  WATCH: “Seeds of Freedom” (10 min) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyh9-K3n4Kg&sns=em #Navdanya, Dr. Vandana Shiva

 

GENE GIANTS STOCKPILING PATENTS ON LIFE
Nagoya, Japan — Under the guise of developing “climate-ready” crops, the world’s largest seed and agrochemical corporations are filing hundreds of sweeping, multi-genome patents in a bid to control the world’s plant biomass, according to a report released by ETC Group http://www.etcgroup.org/fr/node/5220

 

THE GMO SEED CARTEL – HOW BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANIES MONOPOLIZE GLOBAL SEED MARKETS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3996057818/the-gmo-seed-cartel-how-biotechnology-companies-monopolize-global-seed-markets

 

GLOBAL SEED GIANTS PATENT SEEDS REDUCING FARMERS’ SEED OPTIONS http://sco.lt/8027ZB

 

FROM GROWING PROFIT TO GROWING FOOD:  CHALLENGING CORPORATE RULE  http://sco.lt/7Dg37p

 

OWNING THE SEEDS OF LIFE PATENTS: HOW MONSANTO OUTFOXED THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION http://sco.lt/8OMWHZ

 

WHY IS OUR FOOD BEING MADE AND MODIFIED BY THE WORLD’S LARGEST PESTICIDE MANUFACTURERS? http://gmo-awareness.com/all-about-gmos/gmo-defined/

 

WHY DOES MONSANTO SUE FARMERS WHO SAVE SEEDS? OWNING THE SEEDS OF LIFE  http://sco.lt/7xzzFJ

 

THRU THE BACK DOOR: MEGA BIOTECH GIANTS USE NEW USA-EU TRADE DEAL TO DESTROY GMO SAFEGUARDS http://sco.lt/8E3Xsn

 

WATCH:

VIDEO: Vandana Shiva: CORPORATE MONOPOLY OF SEEDS MUST END  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2920670940/vandana-shiva-corporate-monopoly-of-seeds-must-end

 

WATCH:

A SYSTEM BASED ON PROFITS IS UNSUSTAINABLE ….Vandana Shiva on Industrial Agriculture http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1614565249/a-system-based-on-profits-is-unsustainable-vandana-shiva-on-industrial-agriculture

 

WATCH:

“MONSANTO FOOD WARS: GMO SEEDS AND ANIMALS” http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3997411054/watch-monsanto-food-wars-gmo-seeds-and-animals

 

 

MONANTO AND THE SEEDS OF SUICIDE http://sco.lt/84jT17

 

MORE ON THE SEED AND SEED PATENT GLOBAL MONOPOLY

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=seeds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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