Comments on: One Nation, Divided…Except about GMOs http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/09/25/one-nation-dividedexcept-about-gmos/ News, opinions, photos and facts from Ocean Conservancy Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:46:03 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.4.2 By: A Requiem for Proposition 37? Just Say No by Voting Yes – News Watch http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/09/25/one-nation-dividedexcept-about-gmos/#comment-507 A Requiem for Proposition 37? Just Say No by Voting Yes – News Watch Sun, 04 Nov 2012 12:38:34 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=3094#comment-507 [...] I – and many others – have written elsewhere about how important Prop. 37 is to the future of food. Attention has grown steadily over the summer and is peaking now. Most of the discussion has centered on the growing food movement and the role of genetically engineered plants, however, at Ocean Conservancy we’re also concerned about plans to introduce the first genetically engineered animal – an engineered variant of farmed Atlantic salmon  – into the food supply and the potential consequences for a healthy ocean. [...] [...] I – and many others – have written elsewhere about how important Prop. 37 is to the future of food. Attention has grown steadily over the summer and is peaking now. Most of the discussion has centered on the growing food movement and the role of genetically engineered plants, however, at Ocean Conservancy we’re also concerned about plans to introduce the first genetically engineered animal – an engineered variant of farmed Atlantic salmon  – into the food supply and the potential consequences for a healthy ocean. [...]

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By: BSteele http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/09/25/one-nation-dividedexcept-about-gmos/#comment-446 BSteele Sat, 06 Oct 2012 05:48:18 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=3094#comment-446 Off subject but check out the Bagrada Bug invasion in S. Cal. It's from San Diego to Santa Maria ( and east into arizona)and feeds on wild mustard before it descends on organic crops. This is a very nasty bug. Bad news for farmers for sure. Off subject but check out the Bagrada Bug invasion in S. Cal. It’s from San Diego to Santa Maria ( and east into arizona)and feeds on wild mustard before it descends on organic crops. This is a very nasty bug. Bad news for farmers for sure.

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By: gleonard http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/09/25/one-nation-dividedexcept-about-gmos/#comment-436 gleonard Mon, 01 Oct 2012 17:02:51 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=3094#comment-436 Thanks all for for the comments.  A new poll was released right after I posted this story.  You can find a story about it here: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-prop37-times-poll-20120927,0,5015236.story.  The results are quite similar to earlier findings, with 61% in favor of Prop 37 and 25% against; 14% are still undecided.  Thanks all for for the comments.  A new poll was released right after I posted this story.  You can find a story about it here: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-prop37-times-poll-20120927,0,5015236.story.  The results are quite similar to earlier findings, with 61% in favor of Prop 37 and 25% against; 14% are still undecided. 

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By: Kurt Kemmerer http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/09/25/one-nation-dividedexcept-about-gmos/#comment-430 Kurt Kemmerer Thu, 27 Sep 2012 20:12:21 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=3094#comment-430 Further, it would very good for everyone if the environmental community would step back and take a look at the actual consensus of science on this matter. http://scienceblogs.com/tomorrowstable/2012/09/24/rachel-carsons-dream-of-a-science-based-agriculture-may-come-as-a-surprise-to-those-who-believe-that-sustainability-and-technology-are-incompatible/ Further, it would very good for everyone if the environmental community would step back and take a look at the actual consensus of science on this matter. http://scienceblogs.com/tomorrowstable/2012/09/24/rachel-carsons-dream-of-a-science-based-agriculture-may-come-as-a-surprise-to-those-who-believe-that-sustainability-and-technology-are-incompatible/

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By: Kurt Kemmerer http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/09/25/one-nation-dividedexcept-about-gmos/#comment-429 Kurt Kemmerer Thu, 27 Sep 2012 20:11:24 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=3094#comment-429 I'm not sold on this proposal at all. http://blogs.berkeley.edu/2012/06/06/why-labeling-of-gmos-is-actually-bad-for-people-and-the-environment/ I’m not sold on this proposal at all. http://blogs.berkeley.edu/2012/06/06/why-labeling-of-gmos-is-actually-bad-for-people-and-the-environment/

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By: twyspy http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/09/25/one-nation-dividedexcept-about-gmos/#comment-413 twyspy Wed, 26 Sep 2012 16:50:34 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=3094#comment-413 Amen. RT @c_leschin CA #Prop37 isn't only about GMO corn/soy, it's also about labeling future GMO fish. @GeorgeHLeonard http://t.co/jorYj7dm Amen. RT @c_leschin CA #Prop37 isn’t only about GMO corn/soy, it’s also about labeling future GMO fish. @GeorgeHLeonard http://t.co/jorYj7dm

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By: Christy Elamma http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/09/25/one-nation-dividedexcept-about-gmos/#comment-428 Christy Elamma Wed, 26 Sep 2012 15:13:16 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=3094#comment-428 That's why I buy local and try to grow some of my own too That’s why I buy local and try to grow some of my own too

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