A big THANK YOU to all of our chapter organizers and participants at our big March Against Myths this weekend! We had a great turnout spreading facts at over 15 cities. But more important than spreading facts, we showed that there is a counter-movement, and that people suffer from the injustice that MAM and the anti-GMO/anti-vax/science denial movements perpetrate when they spread myths.
We'll have an in-depth post in the coming days about MAM's shenanigans and the successes of our chapters. But we wanted to thank everyone right away because without you, there would be no March Against Myths <3 ... See MoreSee Less
So... Now that we have had such a great success, what do people think about a national meeting/convention/conference, etc? I think the fight against pseudoscience should be a national (international) movement. We need to keep the momentum going! ... See MoreSee Less
-Many cities cancelled their MAM events due to lack of participation.
The world just celebrated planting it's 5 BILLIONTH acre of genetically engineered crops. Farmers like us are CHOOSING to plant these crops because it allows us to practically eliminate the need for insecticide sprays, reduces our pesticide usage, allows us to no-till which benefits soil health, runoff and erosion. GE crops are saving plants from diseases and are allowing them to thrive in drought and flood conditions. Farmers can grow more crop on less land while preserving resources and using fewer inputs. There is a reason why 90% of Farmers are growing these crops... there are so many benefits, you can learn more about that in my article here: www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/03/30/care-future-planet-heres-support-gmos/
This was March against Monsanto in Melbourne, Australia on the weekend. 8 protestors from a city of 4 million people. Well, to be fair, there were some good games of football on. 😂 ... See MoreSee Less