This is about the latest industry efforts to stop EPA from releasing its assessment of TCDD.
Da Nang International Airport is the 3rd largest airport in Vietnam. Over 1 million passengers travel through the airport annually.
50 Years After the United States Commenced Spraying Agent Orange on the People and Land of Vietnam, Millions of Victims Continue To Suffer
On August 10th 1961, the US Air force began spraying chemicals over Vietnam . Several events will take place this year to mark the fiftieth anniversary of that dreadful act.
The Viet Nam Association for Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA) yesterday called on people across the country and international friends to further support Agent Orange victims in their daily lives and fight for justice.
After their product Agent Orange has crippled millions of lives in Vietnam from the Vietnam War and onward, the US producers have continued to avoid taking responsibility and blame it on the US government instead.
VIETNAM is kicking off the first phase of a joint plan with former enemy the United States to clean up environmental damage from the chemical Agent Orange.
On 10th August 1961 an event began that was to last for ten-years, and would leave a tragedy that has yet to find an end. Fifty years on, the Vietnamese people and their many friends around the world will be commemorating this special anniversary.
It is noteworthy that our most active contributors in the area of Monsanto and Agent Orange live in places other than the United States like the UK and Vietnam.
The National Research Foundation is investigating allegations the Army tested Agent Orange decades ago at Fort Detrick. The Maryland Department of Health has already begun its own investigation.
(Reuters) – European salmon farmers and breeders who dominate global sales have a wary eye on transgenic American superfish that grow fast and might gulp part of the $107 billion-a-year aquaculture business.
The first international study of dioxin contamination, conducted late last year, has confirmed “elevated levels” of the toxin in fish and other animals at the Bien Hoa Airbase, urging an immediate halt to their consumption.
(VOV) – Radio Voice of Vietnam (VOV) and the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA) have discussed plans to launch promotion campaigns about 50 years of the Agent Orange (Dioxin) disaster caused by the US military in Vietnam.
Monsanto has turned the drop in international corn reserves and the havoc wreaked on Mexican corn production by an unexpected cold snap into an argument for speeding up commercial planting of its genetically modified (GM) corn in Mexico. The transnational is claiming that its modified seeds are the only solution to scarcity and rising grain prices.
Alongside corporate giants like Philip Morris and Wal-Mart, Monsanto Co. is locked in the crosshairs of consumer criticism with nowhere to run.
(Reuters) – European Union governments should be allowed to ban the growing of genetically modified (GM) crops based on environmental concerns including the prevention of “super weeds,” EU lawmakers said on Tuesday.
In the late 1960s, James Spencer was a United States Navy longshoreman on Okinawa’s military docks. “During this time, we handled all kinds of cargo, including these barrels with orange stripes on them. When we unloaded them, they’d leak and the Agent Orange would get all over us. It was as if it were raining.”
As I look back at some of the world’s military leaders and heroes, one that we cannot of course forget is General Vo Nguyen Giap. I understand his book “General Vo Nguyen Giap: The General Headquarters in the Spring of Brilliant Victory”has been translated to English. We might have/should have learned some lessons from Giap – and is perhaps more pertinent today as we slowly but steadily encroach on more and more sovereign territory throughout the world.
Mexico – Mexico’s Agriculture Ministry has approved the country’s first pilot program for growing genetically-modified (GM) corn, a controversial move that small farmers and environmental groups see as an attack on the highly valued native strains.
WASHINGTON — A documentary about the historic water contamination at the Marines’ Camp Lejeune, N.C., will have its world premiere this spring at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The scars of the Vietnam War have stayed with many Americans for decades and it’s not just the emotional scars. Many Vietnam vets are learning that their health today could be linked to a chemical sprayed during the war and it’s all thanks to a man from Rogers, Minn.
Heather Bowser describes herself as a child of Agent Orange. Bowser, who was born without several fingers and is missing part of her right leg, is convinced the cause was Agent Orange. Her father, Bill Morris, fought in Vietnam and was exposed to Agent Orange. Bowser is haunted by the aftermath of Agent Orange and […]
Monsanto moving us forward – USDA OKs Genuity Roundup Ready Alfalfa for Spring Planting – I have my doubts. ST. LOUIS, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — For the first time since 2007, U.S. farmers will have the choice to plant Genuity® Roundup Ready® alfalfa. Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) authorized resumption of the sale and planting […]
Get your Agent Orange Brochure from the Agent Orange Zone. Agent Orange is a highly toxic herbicide used by the U.S. military during the Vietnam War to defoliate hiding places used by the Viet Cong, rice paddies and fertile fields that provided them with food, and to clear the perimeters of military bases to give service […]
The new ad campaign, of course, is a desperate attempt to convince the public that the company is not only working in the best interests of U.S. agriculture, but is also responsible for creating and maintaining millions of American farm jobs in the process, both of which are patently false.
HA NOI — The Viet Nam Association for Victims of Agent Orange yesterday honoured 99 outstanding individuals and organisations for supporting victims and actively participating in the struggle for justice for AO victims. Via VietNamNews They were praised in the “Honouring Golden Hearts for Agent Orange Victims” programme which was held in the capital yesterday […]
Monsanto—The poster child for big business we love to hate. Never has a single corporate entity-person inflicted such misery and death, and lied about it to the extent that Monsanto has. By Kathy Fuller, The Hillsboro Argus The company that brought us Agent Orange and PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) now brings us Roundup Ready seeds and […]
In Vietnam, some 35 years after the war, Agent Orange is still claiming victims. Used on a massive scale by the U.S. Army to prevent soldiers from hiding, this powerful herbicide permeated the ground. From encephalitis to congenital deformities and leukaemia, thousands of children are being born severely handicapped due to the chemical. From 1961 […]
Sometimes in the world of disinformation and limited hang-outs, some truth emerges. With more than 200,000 U.S. cables in its possession, Wikileaks has released detailed information about America’s support of worldwide use of genetically modified (GM) crops. By Jill Ettinger in Organic Authority Reports include evidence that State Department officials have made efforts to fight […]
“The War You Don’t See” 2010 film by award winning journalist John Pilger. See full movie free online.Please buy Pilger’s DVD at special reduced price to support his work.The new film is a powerful and timely investigation into the media’s role in war, tracing the history of ’embedded’ and independent reporting from the carnage of […]