Federal Sustainable Development Strategy

The first Federal Sustainable Development Strategy was tabled in Parliament on October 6 2010.  You can download a copy at www.ec.gc.ca/dd-sd    In an email letter from Jim Prentice, Minister of the Environment, received on November 3, he also said that a synthesis of the comments received from the public during the consultation ion the proposed strategy is available at www.ec.gc.ca/dd-sd/default.asp?lang=En&n=6686516E-1

Patenting of Genes



Quaker Earthcare Witness

I have been nominated for the position of General Secretary of Quaker Earthcare Witness - check it out at www.quakerearthcare.org     I will be taking up my responsibilities in January 2011.

Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture?

The Economist is running this on-line debate.   Let your views count.

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The Gates Foundation Investments in Monsanto

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which is sponsoring the Guardian's Global development site, is being heavily criticised in Africa and the US for getting into bed not just with notorious GM company Monsanto, but also with agribusiness commodity giant Cargill.

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