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Monsanto's Bt Cotton in India is Killing the Soil as Well as Farmers - Vandana Shiva

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Monsanto's Bt Cotton in India is Killing the Soil as Well as Farmers - Vandana Shiva

June 2, 2014 | Hindu Bolt

THE SEEDS OF SUICIDE

Genetically modified seeds is the most dangerous thing in this world.

A recent scientific study carried out by Navdanya, compared the soil of fields where Bt-cotton had been planted for 3 years with adjoining fields with non GMO cotton or other crops. The region covered included Nagpur, Amravati and Wardha of Vidharbha which accounts for highest GMO cotton planting in India, and the highest rate of farmers suicides (4000 per year).

The government of India is trying to grant approval to Bt Brinjal without Bio safety studies on impact on Soil organisms. The European Commission is trying to put pressure on GMO free countries to introduce Mon 810.


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