Livelihood

The 'National Alliance of People's Movements' have made some remarkable suggestions for a more participatory and socially responsible budget 2012-2013 

          

Devinder Sharma discusses how farm lands are quickly being purchased for commercial purposes. At this rate, how much farm land will India be left with? ..read more

Check out the World Poverty map that shows you where people who earn under $1 live.

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Environment

Read about the impact of oil spills on Mangroves off Mumbai and Raigad coast.

For all you need to know about the environmental risks that Genetically Modified crops pose to the ecology.

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The past and prestent of Indian Environmentalism 

Agriculture

India scores a win in Warsaw on emission cuts affecting farmers

In a village in India's poorest state, Bihar, farmers are growing world record amounts of rice – with no GM, and no herbicide. Is this one solution to world food shortages.

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Harvest of Hypocrisy : farmers being blamed for GM crops failure 

Food

Are the imported Washington Apples Genetically Engineered?

Spoilage, loss and curruption is rampant in India's Public Distribution system. 

Small Organic retail is Beautiful - A booklet

Genetically Modified crops are a dangerous and irresponsible distraction when it comes to food and nutrient security, writes Hans R Herren

GM Crops

Press Release: Eminent Organisations & Individuals ask the CM to cancel clearance given for field trials of GM crops.
Read the full  statement here

Dr David Schubert from the Salk Institute expresses his concern on the safety the Bt toxin

More than 250 scientists write to PM urging him to accept the TEC majority report 

Eleven Former Supreme Court Judges Appeal to the Prime Minister to recast the proposed BRAI Bill. Read their statement of concern here 

CRIIGEN Study links GM maize and Roundup to premature death and cancer.

Genetically Modified Foods and Crops : Some facts that everyone should know 

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