December 28, 2010 As the final remains of the year 2010 passes into a new year, it feels a fitting time to reflect a little deeper upon our existence, and the ongoing human journey of survival. What comes over a man, is it soul or mind— That to no limits and bounds he can stay […]
The recent Supreme Court decision on the Round Up Ready Alfalfa case has drawn a mixture of reactions from the mainstream media, and from the Blogosphere.
January 9, 2010 As consumers become educated – learning where their food comes from and how it is grown or produced – more concur to stay away from genetically modified food. “…53% of Americans [who] say they would avoid GMOs if labeled.” Jeffrey Smith, of the Institute for Responsible Technology, adds his thoughts on the […]
This video from the political advocacy group Greenpeace, provides an overview of the contentious issues of biotechnology (genetic engineering) as it applies to food production. In some ways, biotechnology is the equivalent of the abortion rights issue of the agriculture world. Both sides of the debate hold entrenched views. Those in opposition to its use […]
In Claire Hope Cummings book, Uncertain Peril, she writes about the importance of preserving biodiversity, and native plant species.