Monsanto vs. Mother Earth

‘As concerned citizens, we urge you to take the lead to fix European patent law by calling on the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation to close the loopholes that allow corporations to patent plant varieties and conventional breeding methods. Clear and effective safeguards and prohibitions are needed to protect consumers, farmers and breeders from the corporate takeover of our food chain.’

You might choose to sign this petition.

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About argylesock

I wrote a PhD about veterinary parasitology so that's the starting point for this blog. But I'm now branching out into other areas of biology and into popular science writing. I'll write here about science that happens in landscapes, particularly farmland, and about science involving interspecific interactions. Datasets and statistics get my attention. Exactly where this blog will lead? That's a journey that I'm on and I hope you'll come with me.
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8 Responses to Monsanto vs. Mother Earth

  1. O am a dedicated follower !!!

  2. Pingback: Monsanto Announces $1.48 Billion Profit Amid ‘Monsanto Protection Act’ Controversy ~ HuffPost/AP | Science on the Land

  3. Damian Jacobs says:

    Hi. I received this Avaaz notice through facebook but cant find ANYTHING about a current patent application that is vaguely eluded to in this current Avaaz petition……can you point me in the direction of what they are talking about? H.R. 933 in the U.S. perhaps?

    Many Thanks 🙂

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