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Monsanto May Lose Billions in Brazil Over “Monsanto Tax”

Dr. Mercola mercola.com Brazil, the second-largest producer of genetically modified (GM) crops (after the U.S.), is the latest country to take a stand against biotech giant Monsanto, which could end up handing over at least $2 billion as a result. … Continue reading

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Monsanto to be slain by Brazilian farmers?

RT America The agriculture giant Monsanto says their mission is improving agriculture and improving lives. Monsanto, the world’s second largest producer of genetically modified seeds, has waged war on small farmers by suing hundreds of them over alleged patent infringement. … Continue reading

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Leaked document reveals Rio+20 sustainable development goals

John Vidal The Guardian Countries will be asked this summer to sign up for 10 new sustainable development goals for the planet and promise to build green economies at the first earth summit in 20 years. According to a leak … Continue reading

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‘IMF, WB continue to ignore emerging countries’

Press TV An economist says the IMF and World Bank use their limited funds to bailout European countries while “there aren’t the funds available to invest in the developed world.” The leaders of the BRICS nations – Brazil, Russia, China, … Continue reading

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Microchipped school uniforms notify parents when kids skip school

Mariella Moon Yahoo News In Vitoria da Conquista, Brazil, 20,000 grade school students have recently started wearing uniforms embedded with GPS chips similar to those used in pet trackers. The chips automatically send parents a text message as soon as … Continue reading

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Tyger – William Blake

An absolutely magical short film by Guilherme Marcondes of Brazil, based on a William Blake poem. We leave it up to the readers to find any modern life examples of the message behind the poem. “The Tyger” by William Blake … Continue reading

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The world faces major challenges

FFII Introduction The world faces major challenges: access to medicine, diffusion of green technology needed to fight climate change, and a balanced Internet governance. While flexibility is essential to solve these major issues, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) codifies draconian … Continue reading

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Risking it all – Brazil

Al Jazeera Brazilian children at the Tajaparu river risk getting cut to pieces as they fasten their canoes onto fast-moving tourist boats in order to sell their goods. They are risking death in order to make a few pennies selling … Continue reading

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Brazil to lead world in biotech crops: association

France 24 Brazil is on course to overtake the United States as the world’s top producer of biotech crops in the coming years, a leading promoter of farm biotechnology said Tuesday. The United States currently holds the lead with 69 … Continue reading

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Sophisticated Underground ANT City-Labyrinth of highways ‘Rivals the Great Wall of China

Source: ATS A sophisticated underground ant city once populated by millions of insects has been discovered by a team of scientists. The abandoned megalopolis, which features vast subterranean highways, paths and gardens, was found buried beneath the earth in Brazil. … Continue reading

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