Category Archives: The New Yorker

Climate by Numbers

BY MICHAEL SPECTER It was nearly impossible to drive the back roads of southern Indiana this summer without being lulled into a trance by the monotonous perfection of the cornstalks. They lined every route, forming a canopy that stretched for … Continue reading

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Seeds of Doubt-An activist’s controversial crusade against genetically modified crops.

Early this spring, the Indian environmentalist Vandana Shiva led an unusual pilgrimage across southern Europe. Beginning in Greece, with the international Pan-Hellenic Exchange of Local Seed Varieties Festival, which celebrated the virtues of traditional agriculture, Shiva and an entourage of … Continue reading

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SEEDS OF TRUTH – A RESPONSE TO THE NEW YORKER

Seeds of Truth Dr. Vandana Shiva (A response to the article ‘Seeds of Doubt’ by Michael Specter in The New Yorker) I am glad that the future of food is being discussed, and thought about, on farms, in homes, on … Continue reading

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