Tags Archives: Pesticides

March Against Monsanto this Saturday

Anita Stewart / Deep Green Resistance Florida The latest news reports on glyphosate, the active ingredient in the popular weed-killer Roundup, indicate that it is present in California wines, Quaker Oats and even in the urine of elected officials in Europe. Roundup is manufactured by Monsanto ― the same Monsanto that produced Agent Orange (notoriously … Continue reading March Against Monsanto this Saturday

Pesticides in paradise: how do we fight back?

The problem of pesticides The islands of Hawai’i, especially Kauai, are frequently described as “ground zero” for GMOs. As an unwilling host to parasitic chemical agriculture, the land is bombarded with pesticides and chemicals at concentrations unseen in most other places; the test and seed crops grown by agribusiness can be dosed at much higher … Continue reading Pesticides in paradise: how do we fight back?

Action alert: stop county spraying of pesticides

From GMO Free Hawai’i: Action Alert On Tuesday August 4th, Hawai`i County Council Member Margaret Wille will introduce Bill 71, for the county to stop spraying herbicides on county property, including roads, parks, etc that the county maintains. Please send testimony now to counciltestimony@hawaiicounty.gov ― even a quick email as simple as “I support Bill … Continue reading Action alert: stop county spraying of pesticides

Doctors Stephanie Seneff and Judy Carman present “Our Right to Health”

This newsletter is republished from GMO Free Hawai’i (GMOFHI): Our Right to Health GMOFHI is pleased to announce “Our Right to Health”, a speaking tour of two scientists to our islands, Dr. Stephanie Seneff and Dr. Judy Carman. They will discuss the results of health and safety studies concerning Glyphosate and GMO foods, respectively. This … Continue reading Doctors Stephanie Seneff and Judy Carman present “Our Right to Health”

Kauai’s ongoing battle against pesticide companies

Deep Green Resistance advocates a return to land-based food systems rather than the fossil-fueled and toxic war against nature that characterizes industrial agriculture. Many homesteaders and organic farmers have proven we don’t need to douse our environment in pesticides, herbicides, and chemical fertilizers; nor deploy genetically modified organisms to force monocrops onto the aina. This … Continue reading Kauai’s ongoing battle against pesticide companies

Petition to Switzerland to stop Syngenta’s poisoning of Kaua’i

After Kaua’i residents passed an ordinance last November to provide limited protection from pesticide spraying, agrochemical companies including Syngenta sued to shut down even minimal steps towards the health of residents, including children and the hospitalized. The Hawai’i Alliance for Progressive Action (HAPA) traveled to attend Syngenta’s annual shareholders meeting and request that the company … Continue reading Petition to Switzerland to stop Syngenta’s poisoning of Kaua’i

Are You Ready To Resist Roundup?

Deep Green Resistance member Raven Gray is actively writing for her new blog, Wild Awake, on subjects ranging from “reskilling” and permaculture to listening to the land and protecting it against industrial civilization. Her whole blog is worth following and exploring, but we wanted to especially highlight her recent piece about planned use of Roundup … Continue reading Are You Ready To Resist Roundup?

Investigative journalist on Hawai’i’s GMO war

Jon Rappoport, a free-lance investigative journalist, has written numerous posts recently about GMOs, labeling vs banning, and the recent passing and subsequent overturning of laws in Hawai’i to ban GMOs and their attendant poisons. He provides some good insights into the corruption in the political and judicial systems, and even with big NGOs supposedly looking … Continue reading Investigative journalist on Hawai’i’s GMO war

Hilo & Kona: Dr. Tyrone Hayes – Silencing the Independent Scientist

Hawaii Seed and the Mom Hui presents, as part of the Raise Awareness Inspire Change Speaker Series: Dr. Tyrone Hayes – Silencing the Independent Scientist Where: Hilo, UH Hilo campus, Science and Technology Building, room 108 When: Monday evening, May 19th, 6-8pm Where: Kona, Island Naturals upstairs meeting room When: Tuesday evening, May 20th, 6-8pm … Continue reading Hilo & Kona: Dr. Tyrone Hayes – Silencing the Independent Scientist

After four month blockade, Argentine activists win construction stoppage at Monsanto plant

By Inter Press Service Residents of a town in Argentina have won the first victory in their fight against biotech giant Monsanto, but they are still at battle stations, aware that winning the war is still a long way off. For four months, activists in Malvinas Argentinas, a town in the central province of Cordoba, … Continue reading After four month blockade, Argentine activists win construction stoppage at Monsanto plant