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Flu, pigs and food globalization

Por Pilar Galindo La crisis alimentaria producto de la industrialización y mundialización de los alimentos, además del hambre y la comida basura genera nuevas amenazas, las epidemias mundiales o pandemias. El virus de la crisis alimentaria es el mismo que el de la crisis de las migraciones, las guerras por el control energético, las hipotecas, los despidos y la privatización sanitaria: la economía de mercado mundial, el libre comercio de alimentos, servicios y mercancías.
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Reducing air pollution has instant health benefits

Continuous exposure to air pollution has been linked to a host of diseases, from lung to brain, in people of all ages. It follows that reducing exposure to toxic air should have health benefits. And indeed, that's what the authors of a new study have found.
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Welcome to the most polluted island in the world

The archipelago of the Pitcairn Islands, in Polynesian waters, is known basically because the mutineers of La Bounty took refuge in one of them. But now, another of the islands that make it up has just made the news: Henderson Island. According to a study published by the National Academy of Sciences of the United States (PNAS), it has become one of the most polluted in the world.
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Patent life? No!

The office that approves patents in Europe dealt a severe blow to Monsanto this Wednesday by revoking the patent that it had on a variety of melon since 2011 1. Your efforts together with those of other citizens and organizations across Europe to stop patents on life have not been lost.
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Genetically Modified Trees in Chile

By Lorena Ojeda The forest has been greatly affected by the increase in the agricultural and livestock frontier, the use of firewood, the exploitation and replacement of the native forest by pine and eucalyptus plantations, which has caused the degradation of the soil and the invasion of the blackhead and blackberry. Genetically Modified Trees in Chile: The New Forest Conflict El Hacha is a song written by Patricio Manns and performed by Inti Illimani on his album I will risk my skin.
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