Monsanto, the TPP and Global Food Dominance

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Earth Systems Science

Monsanto, the TPP and Global Food Dominance msdonnalee (CC BY 2.0) By Ellen Brown, Web of Debt This piece first appeared at Web of Debt. “Control oil and you control nations,” said US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in the 1970s.  ”Control food and you control the people.” Global food control has …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Pacific Ocean temperature influences tornado activity in US

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Pacific Ocean temperature influences tornado activity in US Posted: 17 Oct 2013 02:40 PM PDT A researcher has found that the temperature of the Pacific Ocean could help scientists predict the type and location of tornado activity in the US. Unique skull find rebuts …

The Finance Innovation Lab: CAMPAIGN LAB: APPLY BY 18TH SEPTEMBER

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

September Newsletter Welcome to our September newsletter This month we launch our community engagement programme and give you the opportunity to “Turn Up Your Voice”, Pauline interviews Lab community member Rafael Gomes, we invite you to come along to our upcoming Lab Drinks as well as sharing an exclusive event “The Business Value of Nature”. …

African Market Celebrates 500 Years of St. Augustine History, Culture and Diversity

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By Rosalinda Sanquiche, September 9, 2013 Fort Mose is hosting its first African Market festival, October 12-14, 2013.  The African Market is planned as a rousing celebration reminiscent of African markets around the world, crowded with food vendors, street artists, musicians, dancers and artisans hawking their wares to visitors looking …

Caring Economy Campaign: Looking for a bite-sized introduction to the Caring Economy Framework?

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Beyond GDP

Looking for a bite-sized introduction to  the Caring Economy Framework?    Join Riane Eisler for this popular   FREE one hour webinar!     Wednesday, September 4, 2013   11am Pacific/2pm Eastern  Sign Up To Attend     1. What is a Caring Economy? Three essential components    2. Why now is the time to …

Briefing Note on the WG on Marine Biodiversity

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

  SUMMARY OF THE SIXTH MEETING OF THE WORKING GROUP ON MARINE BIODIVERSITY BEYOND AREAS OF NATIONAL JURISDICTION The sixth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group (hereinafter, the Working Group) to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of …

Futurist Update: Curbing the Decline of Chinese Manufacturing

Jay Owen Trendspotting

    August 2013 • Volume 14, No. 8 In this issue: ·        Curbing the Decline of Chinese Manufacturing ·        Smart Glasses for Teachers Can “See” Students’ Questions ·        Even Regulated Pesticide Use Is Deadly to Aquatic Ecosystems ·        WorldFuture 2013 Recaps ·        Set of Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace Is Threatened by Sand …

Emerging Markets ESG – Gender Composition of Management Boards and Supervisory Boards of Companies Listed on the Main Index of the Warsaw Stock Exchange, the WIG20, as of June 30, 2013

Jay Owen The Power of Yin

According to the Polish Central Statistical Office, there are currently more women (51.6%) than men (48.4%) in Poland. Despite this, the proportion of women in top management and on the boards of the largest listed companies in Poland remains strikingly low. Agnieszka Ploetzing, graduate of the School of American Law …

ScienceDaily: Evolution too slow to keep up with climate change

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Evolution too slow to keep up with climate change Wildfires may contribute more to global warming than previously predicted  Scientists image vast subglacial water system underpinning West Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier How nature maintains diversity: Temporal niches are important, study finds  Evolution too slow to keep up …