Local Residents Force Monsanto to Tear Down GMO Seed Plant in Argentina

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Submitted by Food Democracy Now on August 7, 2016 – 2:23pm

Monsanto have announced that they will dismantle their half-built multi-million dollar GMO seed plant in Malvinas, Argentina, following protests from local citizens over the past 3 years.

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Local Malvinas citizens and GMO Free campaigners from across Argentina forced Monsanto to stop the construction of their GMO seed plant in 2014, through well-coordinated protests at the construction site. Tiếp tục đọc “Local Residents Force Monsanto to Tear Down GMO Seed Plant in Argentina”

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WHAT’S THE STATUS OF SOME ANIMAL POPULATIONS?

Số lượng động vật có xương sống,  như động vật có vú, chim và cá đã giảm 58% từ năm 1970 đến năm 2012. Và chúng ta đang chứng kiến sự sụt giảm lớn nhất các loài nước ngọt: trung bình, đã có một sự suy giảm  khổng lồ là 81% trong thời kỳ này .

WWF_The Living Planet Report documents the state of the planet—including biodiversity, ecosystems, and demand on natural resources—and what it means for humans and wildlife. Published by WWF every two years, the report brings together a variety of research to provide a comprehensive view of the health of the earth.

Populations of vertebrate animals—such as mammals, birds, and fish—have declined by 58% between 1970 and 2012. And we’re seeing the largest drop in freshwater species: on average, there’s been a whopping 81% decline in that time period.

The terrestrial LPI shows that populations have declined by thirty-eight percent overall between 1970 and 2012.

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