If the thought of a multinational corporation actually owning a whole species makes you feel extremely uneasy, you’re not alone. And your uneasiness isn’t misplaced. We’re talking about the commercial seed industry. It turns out this industry is doing a lot more than just collecting and distributing seeds: it’s working on owning them, too.
On April 27th, Jill Richardson posted this article: “Why Is Damning New Evidence About Monsanto’s Most Widely Used Herbicide Being Silenced?” It’s a must-read. But in case you need the gist before you pop over there to read it, here’s the premise. Don Huber, retired professor of plant pathology at Purdue University, found dangerous microscopic organisms … Continue reading