Tag: Global Issues

Why Genetically Engineered Foods Should be Labeled: Gary Hirshberg at TEDxManhattan 2013

it feels preposterous and maybe even embarrassing to stand here twenty thirteen to say to you that we have the right to know what’s in our food that’s exactly what i want to talk about tonight and i want to speak about the fact that the U.S. does not mandate labelling of genetically engineered organisms…


6 ways mushrooms can save the world | Paul Stamets

I love a challenge, and saving the Earth is probably a good one. We all know the Earth is in trouble. We have now entered in the 6X, the sixth major extinction on this planet. I often wondered, if there was a United Organization of Organisms — otherwise known as “Uh-Oh” — (Laughter) — and…


TEDxMasala – Dr Vandana Shiva – Solutions to the food and ecological crisis facing us today.

Translator: Hélène Vernet Reviewer: Tanya Cushman So I could actually have spent all my life in this city and being a Mumbai girl if I had stayed on at the BARC, the Bhabha Atomic Research Center. Why did I go back to my hometown, Dehradun? And why do I do what I do today? It’s…