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Development at Gunpoint’ duration :: Story of destruction in Orissa

May 19, 2013


The vegetable garden of Odisha is going to be submerged and more than 50 villages displaced; and the name of the game is ‘Development at Gunpoint’ – meaning ‘peaceful industrialization’ as the chief minister claims! Thousands of farmers of the Lower Suktel plateau in Balangir are protesting against this upcoming dam for more than a […]

Monsanto maize banned in France

March 17, 2012


A genetically modified strain of maize created by the notorious American company Monsanto has been temporarily banned in France “to protect the environment.” This comes at a time of protests against the biotech giant in its homeland. France’s Agricultural Minister Bruno Le Maire Friday imposed the temporary ban on maize strain MON 810, in what […]

Oilpocalypse? Shell’s Arctic Drilling Plans Move Forward

January 16, 2012


Shell’s plans for drilling in the ecologically sensitive areas in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas are one step closer to becoming reality. As The Hill reports: Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell is a step closer to drilling in fragile waters off Alaska’s northern coast following an EPA appeals board’s Thursday denial of green group challengesto a pair of […]