Yara: A Mass Producer of Synthetic Nitrogen Fertilizer and What This Means for the Planet.

Who Is Yara? Yara International ASA is a Norwegian chemical company. Its largest business area is the production of synthetic nitrogen fertilizer, however it also encompasses the production of nitrates, ammonia, urea … verder lezen

Successful Agroecological Case Studies: #2 Chololo Ecovillage, Tanzania

In central Tanzania, the project Chololo Ecovillage was launched in 2011 as a response to effects of climate change that are already affecting agricultural production, such as changing rainfall patterns. The success … verder lezen

Successful Agroecology Case Studies: #1 Sikkim, India

Study of agroecological cases; Introduction: monthly article on Agroecology successful practices. In these monthly bulletins we’ll briefly highlight some examples where  agroecological practices, and therefore synthetic fertilizer free, are succeeding. The aim of sharing this … verder lezen

The world against fracking

On Saturday, the 13th of October, people from all over the world joined forces for the “Global Gas Down, Frack Down Day of Action” to protest against gas extraction and fracking. ASEED … verder lezen

New brochure: Industrial Agriculture and Climate Chaos

Klima Kollektivet from Denmark published the cool brochure ‘Industrial Agriculture and Climate Chaos’. The brochures in Danish, English and German have been distributed widely during the Code Rood camp and action this … verder lezen

COP23, final update: negotiations outcomes

Have governments achieved anything relevant? Did they finish the Paris Agreement documents? Did they discuss agriculture or climate refugees? This is a short review on the final negotiation outcomes at the COP23

Feeding the world with organic agriculture? Not easy, but it is possible

“Feeding the world in an ecological manner would be on condition of drastic measures, conclude scientists.” This is the title of a pretty alarming and one-sided article published in the Dutch Newspaper … verder lezen

‘Lobby Planet’ – new brochure made by CEO

Corporate Europe Observatory, an organisation which keeps an eye on the corporate lobby in Brussels, published a new brochure: ‘Lobby Planet’. It features: 135 big business lobby actors representing different industry interests; … verder lezen

The Climate Crisis is a Food System Crisis

“The climate crisis is a food system crisis” is a new publication from ASEED that outlines the climate impacts of the industrial food system and how a select few transnational corporations maintain … verder lezen

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