Soon after the conclusion of the trial in San Francisco which found Monsanto’s Roundup liable for $289M in causing Non Hodgkins lymphoma, St. Vincent and the Grenadines suspended all imports of glyphosate-based herbicides.
Cuba is changing its constitution and for the first time allowing private property ownership. Small farmers, who many felt would celebrate the move, say it won’t mean much without bigger reforms in state-managed agribusiness.
As dictatorial regimes fall apart from Central to Latin America, the Caribbean is now finding itself victim to some of the same dangerous open ocean pirating similar to what’s been happening off the coast of Somalia down to the Horn of Africa for years.
Our planet continues to heat up and experience record setting high temperatures, just as it has noticeably done for much of the last few decades. Yet, only 73% can accept the fact that our planet is getting hotter, according to the National Surveys on Energy and the Environment.