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The EU Raises a New Genomics Policy

By Network for a GMO-Free America A recent publication (May 2004) of the Scientific Advisory Council of the European Academy summarizes a series of recommendations on the direction that agricultural sciences should take in Europe, especially in relation to new emerging sciences like genomics.
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Sugar destroys the health of children. Natural alternatives

First of all, it should be noted that for both adults and children, the consumption of sugar can be very harmful to health and cause diseases such as diabetes, obesity and other cardiovascular conditions, both in adults and children, the World Organization of Health (WHO), recommended reducing the intake of free sugars to less than 10 of the total calorie consumption, also adding that, if the reduction is made below 5, there would be additional benefits for health.
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Soy, wheat and other GMOs

By By Ing. Agr. Adolfo Boy * Beyond the possibility of conducting some sociocultural studies, which are not our objective, what arises as a hypothesis is that the decision to adopt this technology is strongly conditioned by input suppliers, private consultants and companies who are pressing behind them.
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The fight for water in Mapuche territory

By Alfredo Seguel Back in 1996, the Mapuche historian Víctor Toledo Llancaqueo, saw this situation in his work & 34; Todos las Aguas & 34; (the subsoil, the banks, the lands / December 1996), warning about the lack of protection of Mapuche rights in their resources as a very serious issue, analyzed from a perspective of territoriality principles.
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Trapped in “REDD”. The “sins” of the REDD + approach

By Raquel Núñez Mutter This article mentions some of the deadly sins of REDD +; However, worst of all is that it does nothing about the urgent problem it should solve: climate change. At a time when concerted, large-scale action is urgently required in many countries - especially those that produce the most emissions - REDD + appears as a false solution, distracting attention from what is really needed: reducing carbon emissions in its origin.
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