Chemical-based agriculture has been failing over the past three decades, exacting a terrible toll on soil, water, biodiversity, food security, human health and climate. It demands change on a global scale. For this to happen, we need to draw on farmers’ experience and local knowledge that has been marginalized and displaced by the Green Revolution, and we need the appropriate science that can work synergistically with local knowledge. The challenges of feeding the planet can only be met by bringing together diverse knowledge systems and experiences rooted in understanding and respecting the complexities of nature and cultures. When that happens, the world shifts from despair to hope.
This is a resource that addresses the myth that GMOs are needed to feed the world & a list of publications that provide information on methods that will.
By Jeff Kirkpatrick – Ban GMOs Now
This is a working post that will be updated periodically.
Last update: January 9, 2017
This is the Great Lie: Monsanto and other biotech supports have said for decades that GMOs are necessary to feed the world. There is no evidence for this at all; the evidence is clear that GMOs are NOT necessary to feed the world, but are detrimental to it in many ways (see here, here, here, here, here, and here). Yet, the propaganda (see here, here, here, and here) has been so successful that this lie is believed to be a fact by many people. Even those who know nothing about…
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