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Collection

Agriculture

Background

Stories pertaining to the science or practice of farming, including the cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food and other products. In particular, this collection focuses on the changing nature of agriculture as our society continues to automate and populations expand, food security and food sovereignty here in the Hawaiian archipelago, work addressing food deserts, working on the land as part of cultural resurgence and attempts to diversify our agricultural output to help create an export economy and make our society more sustainable.

2du kenya 86 (5367322642) Why we should oppose agribusiness mergers like Monsanto-Bayer
  • Discussion

Such mergers raise serious antitrust concerns and threaten the democratization of food supplies and global self-determination. Read More »

Islandearth-cyrussutton-17-md Common sense regulations necessary to create a sustainable agricultural industry in Hawaii
  • Opinion

Is it​ ​possible​ ​to combine​ ​the​ ​power of genetic engineering with the ideals​ ​of​ ​sustainability ​to​ ​revolutionize ​the​ ​agricultural industry​ ​in Hawaiʻi? Only if public policy puts people ahead of corporate profits. Read More »

Islandearth-cyrussutton-25-lg ‘Island Earth’ connects food security, corporate malpractice and the human impact
  • Review

What the recent documentary teaches us about pesticides, GMOs and the future of agriculture in Hawaiʻi and around the world. Read More »

Img 3996 MA‘O Organic Farms receives federal money for farming, training facility
  • Announcement

The grant will create an estimated 200 badly-needed new jobs in the economically-depressed and underserved Wai‘anae community. Read More »

Hawai’i Farmers Union puts family farms first
  • Feature
Hawai’i council overturns veto, upholds GMO ban
  • Announcement
Hawaii Council aims to overturn veto of GMO ban, study finds link to fertility
  • News Report
Hawai’i Council passes GMO restriction bill
  • Announcement
Tsuji, Say still reticent on kalo moratorium hearing
  • Announcement
Kalo should be protected from global agribusiness
  • Discussion

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