Not So Green: Why Cannabis Has A Hefty Carbon Footprint

It doesn’t take a scientific study, like the one just released, to reveal marijuana cultivation’s huge carbon footprint. France 24 broadcast a report on their Down To Earth program 3 years ago that revealed the vast amount of resources needed to farm cannabis, including the resulting environmental devastation. However, there was one interesting solution mentioned… Read More Not So Green: Why Cannabis Has A Hefty Carbon Footprint

Victorian Farmers Accuse Officials of Slow Walking Protections

State farmers accuse the government of Victoria, Australia of slow walking protections to prevent attacks by animal rights hoodlums. According to ABC, an inquiry started on May after a number of attacks that took place over a two year period prior. But the parliamentary investigation to look into farmer attacks was recently tabled. Despite committing… Read More Victorian Farmers Accuse Officials of Slow Walking Protections

Scientists: Italy’s GMO Rules Minimize Competition

A column published at the Genetic Literacy Project by two Italian scientists outlines a serious problem their country faces regarding crop cultivation and farming. Presently, European Union and Italian rules restrict growing and cultivating genetically modified crops. But importers are enjoying a boom in business since the only alternate for Europe is to import produce… Read More Scientists: Italy’s GMO Rules Minimize Competition

Study: Fungus in Organic Pesticides Could Cause “Severe Rot” in Corn

Pesticides help farmers defend their crops against insect infections and attacks. Since over 90 percent of the world’s comes from customary agriculture, pesticides are an invaluable tool that also helps contribute to feeding the human population. That is why environmentalists oppose conventional pesticides, like glysophate (i.e. Round Up), while promoting nonsensical solutions like organic farming.… Read More Study: Fungus in Organic Pesticides Could Cause “Severe Rot” in Corn

Two Animal “Rights” Hoodlums Trespass on Aussie Pig Farm

Two punks with the animal rights groups Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) and Meat The Victims were arrested for trespassing on a Queensland, Australia pig farm even after the police declined their request to enter. An issue was made over the police’s use of a chokehold, but it is permitted by Qld police policy and the… Read More Two Animal “Rights” Hoodlums Trespass on Aussie Pig Farm