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New Earth Archive – The New Earth Archive Booklist. Raoul and I are honored that Tomorrow’s Table was selected as one the top 25 powerful and influential books of 2012 that educate, inspire, and drive change Each year they identify 100 powerful and influential books on topics like climate change, biology, sociology, economics, politics, psychology, philosophy,…

More productive, sustainable and environmentally friendly agriculture will require ideas and practices from many different agricultural traditions. The polarised debate over GM – exemplified by measures like California’s Proposition 37, which would require GM food to be labelled as such – does little to advance that cause.    Future farms need to use every trick…

Collide-a-scape » Blog Archive » Collide-a-scape >> A Tale of Two Sciences.

Richmond Bay Campus Biosciences Address: Jay Keasling – YouTube.

On genetically modified food debate, experts see double standard – latimes.com.

Scientists defend safety of genetically modified foods – latimes.com.

“The tactics of the Dr. Oz show fall short of even the lowest standards of media and medical ethics.” via Letter to Dr. Oz Show Producers by Bruce Chassy, PhD | Academics Review.

The use of poor information to promote an initiative aimed at creating an informed consumer is a defining flaw of the Proposition 37 campaign. via Hiltzik: Junk science and Proposition 37 – latimes.com.

Are GMO foods safe? Opponents are skewing the science to scare people. – Slate Magazine.

These stories, which have been repeated around the world, appear to be precisely the kind of triumph of biology over chemicals envisioned by Rachel Carson and by organic farmers, who have long dreamed of reducing the use of synthetic chemicals and enhancing biological diversity on farms.