Why ban glyphosate?

Organic NZ Magazine: Sept/Oct 2015 Section: Science Watch Author: Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility Part two in a series by Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility   Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, and other proprietary … Read More

Court battle to keep Northland GE-free

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Organic NZ Magazine: May/June 2015 Section: News Author: Philippa Jamieson An Environment Court hearing about genetic engineering is scheduled for 24 April in Whangarei. The Soil & Health Association is once again protecting the right of regional councils (this time in Northland) to … Read More

Rainwater Harvesting

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Organic NZ Magazine: November/December 2014 Section: Features Author: Rachel Rose Part 1 Water is a precious resource, the stuff of life itself. Around the world, water aquifers are drying up, groundwater is being contaminated and irrigation schemes are stressing the … Read More

Is your soil toxic?

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Organic NZ Magazine: September/October 2014 Section: Gardening Author: Tremane Barr Tremane Barr in his vege garden after the February 2011 earthquake. His copy of Organic NZ arrived in the mail a few hours before the quake. (Photo: Tremane Barr)   … Read More

Amber light for dung beetles?

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Organic NZ Magazine: May/June 2014 Section: Farming and horticulture Author: Dr Nick Waipara Dr Nick Waipara explores the biosecurity issues of introducing exotic dung beetles onto organic farms in New Zealand.   Recent months have seen the first of a … Read More

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