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Male chick killing could end

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05.07.2016 Editor

Millions of male chicks are killed in egg production every year, since they can't lay eggs and aren't used for meat, according to CBC News.

Great May march against Monsanto

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31.05.2016 Editor

In response to Monsanto’s GMO activities, March Against Monsanto’s main peaceful protest of GMOs in the global agricultural industry is an annual march, held in multiple cities globally.

Conventional food is considerably more expensive than organic food

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For a long time the organic industry has been having a discussion about so-called externalized costs. But far from all consumers are aware of the fact that the low price of food is achieved at a cost because of the chemicals used in agriculture, factory farming and the severe consequences for the environment. Or they put it to the back of their minds. It’s high time to tell people the truth. This is the reason why Volkert Engelsman, head of the Dutch organic company Eosta, has launched the information campaign “The True Cost of Food”. Organic supermarkets have started to promote the campaign. The background and a video interview with Volkert Engelsman.

The extermination of Honeybees

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24.03.2016 Editor

For the last decade, honeybees have been disappearing at an alarming rate, says the site Consumer Affairs

Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide ingredient Glyphosate and its coincidences

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01.03.2016 Editor

A growing number of lawsuits alleging that Monsanto long knew that Roundup’s glyphosate could harm human health.

Organic agriculture key to feeding the world sustainably

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16.02.2016 Editor

The review study, "Organic Agriculture in the 21st Century," is featured as the cover story for February issue of the journal Nature Plants

European food market is transitioning

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15.02.2016 Editor

The Fundación ExportAr (Argentina) has published a report on Europe's fruit and vegetable sector that covers trends, demand, competition, requirements and distribution channels

Carrefour’s 2015 organic sales have a 3% growth

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29.01.2016 Editor

Last full-year sales Carrefour generated 86.3 billion Euros and +3.0% on an organic basis.

We’ve had enough: powerful signal in favour of organic agriculture

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The big demo against the agriculture industry that took place during the International Green Week in Berlin has become a regular event. For the sixth time, over 100 organisations called for a demonstration. Around 23,000 people responded with a march on Saturday 16 January 2016. 

Expo 2015: Organic Forum at Biodiversity Park

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Organic can save the planet - this is the claim that opened the International Organic Forum in the Biodiversity Park at Expo Milano 2015.

Natrue Membership Assembly was a big success

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The Association for Natural & Organic Cosmetics Natrue hosted a highly successful Membership Assembly on 22 May. At the meeting new members were welcomed and old members were updated of the latest endeavours in the world of natural and organic cosmetics.

B Corps launch event in Europe

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There are now over 1,200 B Corps in 38 countries.

Nepal: OneWorld Initiative helping on the ground

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The Demeter initiative OneWorld,  Nepali Gardens brand, has been active in Nepal since 1998. OneWorld is appealing for donations to help the farmers and people in the vicinity of the project.

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