US Agencies, Gates Foundation, and Monsanto Trying to Force Unwilling African Nations to Accept Expensive and Insufficiently Tested GMO | Global Research

… must protect their citizens and our Rights must be respected. We deserve the same level of biosafety protection that European citizens enjoy,” said Mariann Bassey Orovwuje from Friends of the Earth Nigeria. Globally, markets for GM crops have been severely curbed by biosafety laws and regulations in the past decade, and GM foods and crops have been rejected outright by consumers in many countries, especially in Europe. “South African farmers have more than 16 years’ experience cultivating …

‘Man-made’ climate change a major woman’s problem – Business Insider

… along and accentuates all of those,” she added on the sidelines of the ongoing UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, where the issue of climate change and Rights was debated. – Cannot swim, climb trees – According to the World Bank, 90 percent of some 140,000 victims of the 1991 cyclone that battered Bangladesh were women, as were nearly two thirds of those killed by Myanmar’s 2008 Cyclone Nargis. “There are many reasons but one of them is that they cannot swim, they …

Call for “equal rights” for landholders dealing with miners | Fraser Coast Chronicle

A MAJOR property Rights group is calling on Queensland political parties to ensure rural land owners are “not disadvantaged” due to the resource industry or resource infrastructure. Property Rights Australia has called on politicians to commit the simple, straight forward principle. PRA chairman Dale Stiller said landowners should not be subsidising mining, coal seam gas projects and associated infrastructure. “This is exactly what is happening when negative impacts on …