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Colin Todhunter – The Toxic Agriculture Of Monsanto And Big Agribusiness vs Agroecology Rooted In Communities And Locally Owned

Based on the results on his farm in Gujarat, Indian farmer and campaigner Bhaskar Save demonstrated that by using traditional methods, his yields were superior to any farm using chemicals in terms of quantity, nutritional quality, biological diversity, ecological sustainability, water conservation, energy efficiency and economic profitability. Bhaskar Save died in October, but in 2006 he published a now quite …

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Nature Bats Last – 12.01.15

Mike and Guy interviewed Gail “the Actuary” Tverberg for her well-informed perspective on economic collapse. We included on an extensive climate-change update and comments about COP21 in Paris.

Letting Corporations Sue Governments Protecting the Environment is No Way to Solve the Water Crisis – Maude Barlow, Meera Karunananthan

As the world looks for innovative solutions to solve the rapidly worsening water crisis, two Salvadoran experts toured Canada this month to promote a simple strategy that could save the public billions of dollars.   Yanira Cortez, Deputy Attorney for the Environment for El Salvador’s Human Rights Ombudsperson’s Office and Marcos Gálvez, President of the Association for the Development of …

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‘Disturbing’ Reports of Civilian Deaths in Yemen, Warn International Aid Groups

International aid organizations as well as the United Nations are sounding the alarm over “disturbing” reports of civilian casualties in Yemen as a Saudi-led coalition continued its bombing campaign for a sixth day. A reported 93 civilians have been killed since the start of the airstrikes, which are allegedly targeting locations held by Iranian-backed Shiite Houthi rebels. An additional 364 Yemenis have …