Beside the coast of Western Sahara - which is illegally occupied by Morocco - fishing vessels from member states of the EU are taking part in the exploitation of the fishery resources. The Fishery Partnership Agreement between the EU and Morocco - which has to be renewed regularly - serves as a justification. The agreement is written in a way that it mentions only the fishery resources of Morocco, but does not exclude explicitly the fishing grounds of Western Sahara. Since (...)
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FISHERY AGREEMENT BETWEEN EUROPEAN UNION AND MOROCCO ILLEGAL
9 February 2011 par (Open-Publishing)
Towards the global food crisis?
24 July 2010 par (Open-Publishing)
The shortage of basic agricultural products for food (wheat, corn, rice, sorghum and millet) and the increase of such bestial products in world markets that had the tip of iceberg in 2007, will presumably "in crescendo" along the next decade and reached its zenith in the horizon of 2018. In reaching that crisis, (whose first sketches and are profiled and finish with crudely drawn at the end of the decade) have contributed the following elements:
Economic Development suicide of Third (...)
Farmer sues USDA, government accuse him with authoritative threats
16 March 2010 par (Open-Publishing)
According to civil rights activist Eddie Slaughter, April 14th will mark 11 years of acknowledged bias and legal settlements in the long-standing black farmer class action lawsuit. Admitting errors in the past lawsuit, the federal government has agreed to pay some of those who were left out of the Pigford Case $50,000 to right some of the wrongs of de facto USDA institutional racism.
Many black farmers say the amount is way too low, while critics claim the lawsuit is just another (...)
Australia ignores agriculture GHGs, commits to >50% of current GHG emissions FOREVER & kills Copenhagen
18 November 2009 par (Open-Publishing)
Climate criminal Australia is a world leader in annual per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and the world’s biggest coal exporter. With the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference only weeks away, Australia has decided to completely and permanently ignore its huge agricultural GHG emissions as well as ignoring GHGs from its world-leading coal exports.
US lackey, climate criminal Apartheid Australia has effectively sabotaged the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference before it has even (...)
With Amanda Villatoro, of CSA: CRF must be recognized as an occupational illness
21 August 2009 par (Open-Publishing)
http://www.rel-uita.org/agricultura/agrotoxicos/irc/2009/con_amanda_villatoro-eng.htm On July 26, a large delegation of trade union representatives from different countries was invited by the trade unions active in Ingenio San Antonio (ISA), a sugar mill owned by Nicaragua Sugar Estate Ltd., company member of the Pellas Group, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Sandinista Confederation of Workers (CST) and inform about the content of a controversial agreement signed between the (...)
Pesticides and preservatives causing Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other ailments
15 July 2009 par (Open-Publishing)
by Monica Davis
Many chemicals we commonly use are suspected of generating this increase in brain proteins, including pesticides, fertilizers and food preservatives. A new study found that a chemical ingredient that has been used as a food preservative contributes to several diseases.
Time and again, the chemicals we use in agriculture, food preparation and medicine have proven that there is a price to pay for convenience. The convenience of pest and weed free crops, the convenience of (...)
Dirt Between My Toes—the Need for an Urban Agricultural Policy
26 June 2009 par (Open-Publishing)
In this day of mega, modern, and super-automated food production, the spirituality of food, the essence of our connection with the Great Mystery, through the food production and cooking process has been destroyed. It is imperative that we reclaim our spiritual appreciation of food and the process of growing, cultivating, preparing and cooking the food that sustains us.
I have always felt that the way we procure food today is unhealthy, both spiritually and physically. Somehow, we have (...)
82 Year Old Black Terrorism Victim Accused of Making Threats
3 May 2009 par (Open-Publishing)
Harry Young, an 82 year old black farmer from Owensboro, Kentucky was arrested and released on $50,000 bond in connection with allegations of threatening US Department of Agriculture employees. terroristic threatening. It all stems from a contested foreclosure and sale of his family farm in 2005.
Young was arrested over the weekend on allegations that he threatened a federal employee of a farm agency last week via phone. (...)
Obama Chooses Monsanto Creature, Tom Vilsack, for Secretary of Agriculture
21 December 2008 par (Open-Publishing)
We have just lost cabin pressure, and I don’t mean on the Monsanto corporate jet that Tom Vilsack uses.
Change We Can Believe In: Obama Chooses Monsanto Creature, Tom Vilsack, for Secretary of Agriculture
December 18th, 2008
The fever dream reality of the Obama hive mind goes something like this:
Obama is just pretending to be evil so that he can get into power, but then the Hope and Change, etc. will flow.
—The Cognitive Mechanism Behind Political Fundamentalism… And Probably (...)
Colonial style empire-building is making a huge comeback
1 December 2008 par (Open-Publishing)
The Great Land Giveaway: Neo-Colonialism by Invitation Colonial style empire-building is making a huge comeback
by James Petras
Global Research, December 1, 2008
"The deal South Korea’s Daewoo Logistics is negotiating with the Madagascar Government looks rapacious…The Madagascan case looks neo-colonial…The Madagascan people stand to lose half of their arable land." Financial Times Editorial, November 20, 2008
"Cambodia is in talks with several Asian and Middle Eastern governments (...)