Following the debate threads #13 | Agriculture and contamination: can #GMO really contaminate #organic crops?

A couple of months ago, the Genetic Literacy Project published an article that particularly illustrates the complete disconnect between what science tells us about nature and how political rhetoric portrays it. Entitiled Myth busting on ‘contamination’: GMO farms’ halo effect often protects organic farms, it takes a swipe at the use of the word “contamination” in discussions about the possibility for genetically engineered (GE) and non-GE crops to grow in the same region. Here are the main arguments summarized in 3 points: Plus | More

Earth, Humanism and agroecology: Our visit to the Ardèche agroecologists

This is an English translation of a blog post published in French by the Ardèche chapter of the AFIS (Association française pour l’information scientifique – the French Asssociation for Scientific Information) back in 2012 about their picturesque visit to a so-called experimental agroecology farm in the Southern France region of Ardèche. …

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