Posts Tagged ‘Agriculture’

A vertical greenhouse plantation integrates agriculture into the city

What was once a desert in Almería, southeast Spain, is today the orchard of Europe under a sea of plastic greenhouses. Intensive agriculture has brought prosperity to the area and with it the specialisation of new techniques for growing fruits and vegetables. A group of pioneering companies want to implement this technology in cities but […]

US Department of Agriculture Provided Over $277 Million for Local Jail Construction Since 1996

The United States government provided over $277 million in funding for county jail construction since 1996, according to documents obtained by Shadowproof. The funding came in the form of grants and long-term low-interest loans through the Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program run by the Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development agency. Small rural communities […]

USDA Wildlife Services killed over 1.3 million native animals in 2017 in the name of Big Agriculture

     Data released by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that more than 1.3 million native animals were killed by Wildlife Services in 2017 – and despite the fact that the slaughter of wolves, cougars, and birds was funded by taxpayers to benefit the agriculture industry, it is receiving very little media attention. […]

Agriculture And Autonomy In The Middle East

Agriculture And Autonomy In The Middle East Above Photo: Courtesy of Ercan Ayboğa In Rojava, a region in Syria also known as North Kurdistan, a groundbreaking experiment in communal living, social justice, and ecological vitality is taking place. Devastated by civil war, Syria is a place where a cessation of hostilities often seems like the […]

World Food Prize Should Become Voice Of Regenerative Agriculture

World Food Prize Should Become Voice Of Regenerative Agriculture Above photo: Frank Cordaro speaking, from YouTube. The Register’s recent article “Iowa to pay $50,000 in lawsuit settlement,” describing a lawsuit against the World Food Prize (WFP) and the state of Iowa by anti-GMO protesters, sheds light on the past manipulations of the WFP to guard its […]

The History Of Industrial Agriculture And Its Impact

The History Of Industrial Agriculture And Its Impact Above photo: Atlanta’s OG of black farming, K. Rashid Nuri, at Truly Living Well’s Old Fourth Ward farm. ERIK MEADOWS/CL FILE “But the interesting parallel here is that the food is grown from the same source of war material – ammonium nitrate. So corn becomes the bullets.”  – Rashid Nuri […]

Researchers identify corporate agriculture as major contributor to wealth disparity, inequality

(Natural News) The more separated that everyday people become from the land in which their food grows (and from the process of “catching” and/or growing it), the greater the wealth gap between the “haves” and the “have-nots” in society, an eye-opening new study has found. A team of researchers from Washington State University (WSU) and […]

Food, Agriculture and the Global Ecology: Rolling Back the Tide of Pesticide Poison, Corruption and Looming Mass Extinction

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Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Demonstrates Dangers of Industrial Agriculture and Factory Farming

Alex Pietrowski, Staff WriterWaking Times If one is truly concerned about climate change, and wondering where to begin to reverse the damage being done to our planet, a great place to make changes would be the modern industrial farming and agriculture model. In addition to the harm being done by the overuse of pesticides, […]

Irma Leaves Cuba Late Saturday with Staggering Damage to Infrastructure & Agriculture

TBW| As Irma left Cuba late on Saturday and directed its 200kmh winds towards Florida, authorities on the island were assessing the damage. They warned of staggering damage to keys off the northern coast studded with all-inclusive resorts and cities, as well as farmland in central Cuba. There were no immediate reports of deaths in […]

Iran, South Africa cooperate in agriculture and fishery

IRNA – Director General of Hormozgan province Fishery Organization and representative of Agricultural Jihad Ministry Parviz Mohebbi said here on Sunday that ground for scientific and technological cooperation between Iran and South Africa in the field of agriculture and fishery prepared. Mohebbi said that the two countries may have good cooperation in the field of […]

Presidential candidate calls agriculture, housing his top priorities

IRNA – Ebrahim Raeisi, the presidential candidate believes that economic recession has registered new records but he will use agriculture and housing sectors as driving forces to advance economy. Raeisi made the remarks during the third group debate of presidential candidates, aired on the state television Friday evening with economic issues in the spotlight. He […]

The 8 Most Dangerous Medicines on Earth… are you taking any of these?

(NaturalNews) “It’s time to take your medicine, honey.” “But Mom, it’s making me feel weird and horrible, and I’m not getting any better.” “Well, it’s what the doctor prescribed, so it’s what we have to do.” Have you ever been told to listen to your gut? There’s a reason for that. Actually, several […]

Balancing our internal ecosystem: Antibiotics & intestinal health

     The discovery of penicillin in 1928 is considered one of the most important developments in the history of modern medicine. Since their inception antibiotics have without a doubt saved many lives by helping people to overcome serious infections. However, today according to health authorities they are being overprescribed, with estimates ranging from 20% to […]

Health Ranger publishes scientific study revealing heavy metals contamination of America’s municipal water supplies (EPA Watch)

(NaturalNews) As promised, I’ve now published the first 100 EPA Watch water test results in a scientific paper you can find at the Natural Science Journal. There, in a science research study I conducted at my analytical laboratory (CWClabs.com), you’ll find the full details of toxic heavy metals contamination across the U.S. water […]

McDonald’s french fries are doused with extremely toxic chemical to kill aphids that cause discoloration

(NaturalNews) If you’ve ever wondered how McDonald’s manages to make its french fries look so “appealingly” consistent in color, the answer is likely to make you never want to eat them again. It turns out that the reason the fast food giant is able to serve fries that look almost unnaturally perfect has […]

Nimble-Fingered Robot Outperforms the Best Human Surgeons

Nimble-Fingered Robot Outperforms the Best Human Surgeons May 10th, 2016 Via: MIT Technology Review: A robot surgeon has been taught to perform a delicate procedure—stitching soft tissue together with a needle and thread—more precisely and reliably than even the best human doctor. The Smart […]

CBI head meets with European Central Bank leaders

Governor of Central Bank of Iran Valiollah Seif met with Mario Draghi, President of European Central Bank (ECB), Head of Deutsche Bank Jürgen Fitschen and Head of Managing Board of KFW Bankengruppe Ulrich Schröder in Frankfurt. In his meetings with leaders of EU and German banks, Seif discussed normalization of bank relations with Iran. He […]

What US Congress Researchers Reveal about Washington’s “Regime Change” Designs on Syria

Seeing the government in Damascus as too far to the left, Washington has been trying to orchestrate a regime change in Syria since at least 2003 Documents prepared by US Congress researchers as early as 2005 revealed that the US government was actively weighing regime change in Syria long before the Arab Spring uprisings of […]

“Capitalism and Slavery”

In his classic work “Capitalism and Slavery” Eric Williams exposed in vivid detail a fact that the west would like to forget. The west owes it’s wealth in large part to slavery (and genocide of course). It was slavery that funded the industrial revolution. Not in some abstract way but quite literally the famous Watt […]

Iran keen to expand economic ties with Latin America: Minister

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Minister of Industry, Mine, and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh on Tuesday expressed the country’s willingness to promote its trade ties with Latin America, Ecuador in particular. “The Islamic Republic of Iran has always been interested in expanding its political and economic ties with Latin American countries,” Nematzadeh said in a meeting […]

Google Achieves AI ‘Breakthrough’ by Beating Go Champion

Google Achieves AI ‘Breakthrough’ by Beating Go Champion January 27th, 2016 Via: BBC: A Google artificial intelligence program has beaten the European champion of the board game Go. The Chinese game is viewed as a much tougher challenge than chess for computers because there […]

Fascism quantified: Nearly half of all retired Congress members become lobbyists

     As a member of the U.S. Congress, one can expect to earn a substantial income of $174,000 per year – a very comfortable sum to live on. But it doesn’t stop there, now legislators are frequently using their political careers as a stepping-stone to a much larger payday upon retirement, often quintupling their income […]

Canada’s Shame: Bombing the Sovereign State of Syria is a War Crime

Canadians should be hanging their heads in shame. Our government is guilty of the most egregious criminal acts as defined by Nuremberg Principles, and we are bona fide members of the State Sponsors of Terrorism club. When our government bombs the sovereign state of Syria without the consent of President al-Assad and without United Nations […]

Civil Disobedience Often Leads To Jail. Now, Protesters Can Explain

Print Friendly Above Photo: Activists blockaded an oil train like this one in Minnesota. A judge will let the jury consider why they did it. Photograph: Tom Wallace/AP In a historic ruling, several environmental campaigners will be able to argue at criminal trial that their political motives are a defense to their illegal acts. Note:  The […]

Innocent Men Shot Before Cops Planted Guns, Attempted To Frame For Robbery, Murder

In an epic display of criminality and wanton disregard for human life, an Inglewood, California police officer shot two innocent men a combined total of 11 times before he and other officers planted guns on them in attempt to frame them for a murder committed by the cops, and a robbery they were responding to, […]

Leaked Drone Docs Reveal Why Pentagon Kills Innocent People

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals October 15, 2015   A second Snowden has come forth to the Intercept, a media organization headed by Glenn Greenwald, to expose the inner workings of the Obama administration’s drone program. These revelations center on the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Joint […]

The Kunduz Hospital Bombing. The US has Committed War Crimes. “Prosecutions of the U.S. Chain of Command should Ensue”

There is probable cause the U.S. committed a war crime. In one of the most despicable incidents of the United States’ 14-year war in Afghanistan, U.S. troops bombed a hospital in Kunduz, killing 22 people, including patients, three children, and medical personnel from Doctors Without Borders, or MSF. Thirty-seven people were injured, including 19 staff […]

“Independent” GMO Researcher Forced to Release Emails Showing $25K Grant from Monsanto

In January of 2015, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by Oakland organization U.S. Right to Know requested email records between academics, scientists, and representatives of Big Agriculture. The FOIA requests were sent to 14 scientists at four public universities, requesting information on communications and email records. The FOIA findings included communications of […]

Agriculture, declining mobility drove humans’ shift to lighter bones

Cross-sections of an Upper Paleolithic, left, and Early Medieval, right, thigh bone, showing the change in bone shape and reduction in strength in the later individual. Credit: Study authors Modern lifestyles have famously made humans heavier, but, in one particular way, noticeably lighter weight than our hunter-gatherer ancestors: in the bones. Now a new study […]

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