Monthly Archives: May 2010

Casa de los Amigos Presenta Serie de Reduce Reutiliza Recicla, 1-10 de Junio, 2010, Col. Tabacalera, México DF

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Tracking Back the Ancestry of Corn 9,000 Years: NYTimes Science

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Haitian Farmers Refuse Monsanto Hybrid Seeds: Yes! Magazine

Posted today on Yes! Magazine, BEVERLY BELL reports: (…) In an open letter sent May 14, Jean-Baptiste, both Executive Director of MPP and the spokesperson for the National Peasant Movement of the Congress of Papay (MPNKP), called the entry of … Continue reading

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NASA Captures First Photos of Massive ‘Arm’ of Oil Slick (Hundreds of Miles Long): Treehugger

Read the article here. Photos taken by NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite satellite on May 17th and released today show that the BP oil spill has a massive ‘arm’ that is spreading out in the … Continue reading

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Louisiana Wetlands Blanketed With BP Crude Oil, Video: Huffington Post

Read the post and see two videos here.

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Live Feed of Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: Video

Provided by BP, and seen here: A live video feed that shows the oil gushing from the damaged well in the Gulf of Mexico is now available online. Congressman Ed Markey of Massachusetts pushed BP to make the video public.

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U.N. Reports Eco-Systems at ‘Tipping Point’: CNN

CNN reported today: The world’s eco-systems are at risk of “rapid degradation and collapse” according to a new United Nations report. The third Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO-3) published by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) warns that unless “swift, radical … Continue reading

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Indian State of Kerala Starts 10-Year Conversion to All-Organic Farming: Treehugger

The southern Indian state of Kerala has officially announced a new farming policy which aims to covert all agriculture in the state to organic methods over the next ten years. In the first phase 30,000 hectares converted, The Hindu Business … Continue reading

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Bigfooting the Planet: Global Footprint Network

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Building an Agricultural Community: The Model Self-Sufficient Village in Haiti: Wyclef Jean

Written by WYCLEF JEAN and published by Huffington Post here.

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Will Allen Profiled by Van Jones in Time 100

At one time, the term urban farm sounded like an oxymoron. No longer. A new movement is sprouting up in America’s low-income neighborhoods. Some urban residents, sick of fast food and the scarcity of grocery stores, have decided to grow … Continue reading

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Trenton Gets It Right: NYTimes Editorial

See the full editorial here. A coalition of community groups in Trenton is issuing photo identification cards to illegal immigrants. The cards are not government IDs, though they are accepted by many check-cashing companies, libraries, stores, and medical clinics, and … Continue reading

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Día de Acción Mundial Contra SB 1070

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Todo lo Contrario de la Sistema Alimentario Industrial Que Hay

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Global Exchange and Cuba Food Sovereignty Tour: July 17-31, 2010

This tour is open to anyone seeking to learn about the Cuban food system and promote solidarity with Cuban agriculturalists. See more details here.

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Wildlife at Risk from Gulf of Mexico Spill : NYTimes Graphic

The oil spill from a deepwater well is threatening various birds and marine mammals along the Louisiana coast. The National Audubon Society has identified some of the most vulnerable birds. About 210,000 feet of protective boom has been laid.

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NYTimes Graphics: Spill’s Effects Underwater

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“Dark Was the Night”

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“By the Time I Get to Arizona”

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