The court sentence, given by Judge Pedro Ivo Moreiro, of the 1st Civil Court of Cascavel, was published in the Paraná State Official Gazette this Tuesday (November 17, 2015). The sentence rules that the company shall pay compensation to Keno’s family and to Isabel for the moral and material damage it caused.
The excessive use of agrotoxins in our food causes illnesses such as Alzheimer’s, cancer, and cardiovascular disease, among others.
Confirming an upward trend in rates of autism cases, a senior research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has sounded the alarm on the issue. According to her, an unsettling 50% of children will be autistic by 2025.
What’s the culprit? RoundUp, Monsanto’s highest-selling product containing glyphosate, is at the top of the list.
This Tuesday, Abrasco published its new report on the reality of agro-toxins in Brazil. In this article, Alan Tygel talks about the issue.
By Alan Tygel, published in
In this farming superpower, agricultural chemicals - including paraquat – face lax regulation.And in the rural northeast, rampant use has led to sickness and violence.
PORTO ALEGRE - The main leader of the MST in Brazil, João Pedro Stédile, called on Thursday (March 12, 2015) in Porto Alegre, during actions in defense of Petrobras, that President Dilma Rousseff "not become intimidated" in the face of pressure from the sectors of the country" who want to take power by force." Before an estimate
The actions are part of the National Day of Struggle of Peasant Women in denouncing the agribusiness model
Through synchronized actions, social movements block the legalization of genetically modified Eucalyptus
Though only a partial victory, the organizations involved have managed to make GMOs a subject of public debate and show its social and environmental impacts
Dear Friends and Supporters of the MST: We received the following urgent request from the MST's Human Rights Sector asking supporters throughout the world to contact the Governor of Paraná to begin an investigation into the murder of a landless family, lending their support to a land occupation. Below is the request. We've included documents and sample email letters. Please take the time to write the governor.
Dear Friends of MST,