Articles by: Maarten Stapper

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Informit: Agricultural addictions

The herbicide to GM merry-go-round undermining our food supply Glyphosate has recently been in the news since a worker in San Francisco was awarded a US$289-million verdict against Monsanto for causing his non-Hodgkin's lym - phoma. The verdict was based on evidence from the 2016 review by the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer, which identified exposure to glyphosate as a 'probable carcinogenic' activity.

From Green Revolution to Agroecology by Maarten Stapper

The core of life on Earth is the daily requirement of food for people and all living organisms in webs of life, or ecosystems. These natural, self-organising ecosystems, which have […]

Informit: From green revolution to agroecology

The core of life on Earth is the daily requirement of food for people and all living organisms in webs of life, or ecosystems. These natural, self-organising ecosystems, which have provided food for millennia, are increasingly being taken apart - by ecological destruction and changing climates caused by ever increasing world population; industrialisation, including food production using cheap oil; deforestation; and urbanisation - all driven by economic growth and consumerism, and all affecting the health…