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The great seed piracy
A great seed and biodiversity piracy is underway and it must be stopped. The privateers of today include not just the corporations — which are becoming fewer and larger through mergers — but also individuals like Bill Gates, the “richest man in the world”.

When the Green Revolution was pushed in India and Mexico, farmers’ seeds were “rounded-up” and locked in international institutions, which used these seeds to breed green revolution varieties which responded to chemical...

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The Mango Festival, Amrapali
Celebrate the first drops of rains at Navdanya’s Biodiversity organic farm redolent with the smells of ripening native organic mangoes. Form the 1st to 3rd of July 2016, we have for you over nine varieties of these yellow and green mangoes to tempt each corner of your tongue. We call you to join us in a celebrations of our Mango Festival.

Mango is revered as the “fruit of immortality” as per the Jain tradition and Mango groves were housed Buddha and his disciples. “The King of...

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Rogue companies must be stopped from taking over India’s rich biodiversity - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/blogs/biodiversity-national-intellectual-property-rights-policy-modi-us-visit-biopiracy-trips-wto-2834379/#sthash.iJkkUxr5.dpuf

On 7th of June, the Indian Prime Minister will meet the US President in the White House. One of the steps taken to prepare for the PM’s trip to the US is the announcement of a new National IPR Policy. Quite clearly the IPR policy is guided less by the national imperative and more by US corporate pressure. -

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Recall tradition to save our biodiversity
We have to recall traditional methods to protect our biodiversity and adopt them to save the Earth, said environment minister Rajendra Arlekar at the Goa state biodiversity board's International Day for Biological Diversity event at Kala Academy, Panaji, on Sunday.

The MLA, who is also chairperson of the Goa state diversity board said, "Knowledge about our biodiversity has been passed down through the generations, which is why values of environmental protection have been instilled in us...

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Seeds of suicide
May 22 has been declared International Biodiversity Day by the United Nations. It gives us an opportunity to become aware of the rich biodiversity that has been evolved by our farmers as co-creators with nature. It also provides an opportunity to acknowledge the threats to our biodiversity and our rights from IPR monopolies and monocultures.
Just as our Vedas and Upanishads have no individual authors, our rich biodiversity, including seeds, have been evolved cumulatively. They are a common...

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