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Monsanto and its GMO seeds continue to rankle worldwide

For some reason, Memorial Day weekend was also designated as a day for worldwide protest against the agri-chemical giant Monsanto and its promotion of genetically modified seeds. Protesters marched in Seattle, targeting the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation even though the philanthropy appears to have reduced its investment in Monsanto‘s approach to agricultural improvement  — along with some 400 other locations.

Here’s a video from the Seattle protest, which began downtown at Westlake Park and finished up at the Gates Foundation:


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Tom Paulson

Tom Paulson is founder and lead journalist at Humanosphere. Prior to operating this online news site, he reported on science,  medicine, health policy, aid and development for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Contact him at tom[at] or follow him on Twitter @tompaulson.