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    Vandana Shiva Visits Hawai‘i: January 2013

    Posted on December 17, 2012 by in Events, Kaua‘i News, National News, News, O‘ahu News

    Local food and sustainable agriculture enthusiasts are preparing for a highly anticipated visit from the internationally acclaimed activist and sustainable farming advocate Dr. Vandana Shiva. From January 15-17, Dr. Shiva will speak to legislators, students, Agricultural specialists and community members on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i about food justice and sustainable agriculture—issues that are gathering momentum as […]

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    Vandana Shiva on GMOs

    Posted on November 12, 2012 by in Health, International News, News, Videos

    Bill Moyers talks to scientist and philosopher Vandana Shiva, who’s become a rock star in the global battle over genetically modified seeds. These seeds — considered “intellectual property” by the big companies who own the patents — are globally marketed to monopolize food production and profits. Opponents challenge the safety of genetically modified seeds, claiming […]

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    Genetic Engineering in Hawai`i

    Posted on November 12, 2012 by in Agriculture, Health, Videos

    This short film, produced by Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund in 2006, paints an in-depth panorama of the issues raised by the genetic engineering industry in Hawai‘i.

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  • Consumers deserve to know they’re consuming GMO food

    Posted on November 10, 2012 by in News

    Consumers deserve to know they’re consuming GMO food By Ira Zunin November 10, 2012 Honolulu Star Advertiser On Tuesday, California voters rejected Proposition 37, which would have required labels on all products that contain genetically modified ingredients. Why wouldn’t people want to know? Labeling is already required for sugar and fat content. According to the Huffington […]

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  • San Juan County, Washington Passes GMO Ban

    Posted on November 10, 2012 by in National News, News

    By Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq., Political Director Organic Consumers Fund, November 8, 2012 What do France and San Juan County have in common? A ban on genetically modified organisms, that’s what. Local voters embraced Proposition 2012-4 by a wide margin in the Nov. 6 election, as the citizen-led initiative banning the production of GMOs captured 61 […]

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  • Stop Monsanto From Poisoning Hawai’i

    Posted on November 9, 2012 by in Videos

    For over 20 years, Hawai’i has been the global center for the open-field testing of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s), including pharmaceutical crops. Over 5,000 experimental tests have been conducted by Monsanto, Dow, Dupont/Pioneer, Syngenta and BASF that spray chemicals on an almost daily basis on our most valuable lands. They are supported by tax-breaks, and […]

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    North Shore Organic Farm Film Series

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  • Will Monsanto Rule Our Lives?

    Posted on November 2, 2012 by in National News, News

    Will Monsanto Rule Our Lives? Vandana Shiva and Sonali Kolhatkar 02 November 12, Uprising Raio A new poll conducted by the University of Southern California and the LA Times has found that Proposition 37, the GMO labeling initiative has slipped a whopping 17 points since the last poll in September. The proposition continues to lead […]

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  • Seeds of Hope Trailer

    Posted on October 13, 2012 by in Videos

    The future of agriculture in Hawai’i – a trailer for the feature-length documentary by Danny Miller: for more information www.seedsofhopethemovie.org or www.hawaiirdc.org.

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  • Genetically engineered crops in agriculture

    Posted on September 13, 2009 by in Videos

    A film by Greenpeace Switzerland explaining known problems and unknown dangers relevant to genetically engineered crops:

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