Sunday, May 22, 2016

Photos of Global Protests Against Monsanto May 2016

NOTE: This week, I am doing two food and agricultural global news photos threads. This one covers the protests that were held around the world against Monsanto on May 21, 2016.


Protester Jean-Baptiste Redde aka Voltuan holds a placard reading 'Monsanto guilty of ecocide ' as protesters lay on the ground during a march to protest against Biotechnology giant Monsanto in Paris on May 21, 2016. Marches and rallies against Monsanto and food and seeds that contain Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) were held in different cities across the world as part of campaign calling attention to the dangers posed by GMO foods. Photo credit: AFP / JOEl Saget / Getty Images.


Protesters march through the streets of Ginza district during a World March Against Monsanto in Tokyo, Japan on May 21, 2016. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.


Protesters marched through the streets of district Ginza during a World March Against Monsanto in Tokyo on May 21, 2016. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.


Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Malmo, Sweden, for the 'March against Monsanto' on May 21, 2016, in a demonstration against multinational agrochemical corporation. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.


Demonstrators are seen as they take part to a march held in Lyon (South-East France) to protest against GMO use in agriculture on May 21, 2016 in Lyon, France. Photo credit: Serge Mouraret / Getty Images.


People take part in a march to protest against US biotechnology group Monsanto in Toulouse, on May 21, 2016. Photo credit: Pascal Pavani / AFP


Protesters march through the streets of Ginza district during a World March Against Monsanto in Tokyo, Japan on May 21, 2016. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.


Protesters march in the streets of Mexico City on May 21, 2016 in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

Members of Avaaz civic organization dress as crop-sprayers on May 18, 2016 at the Schuman roundabout in Brussels, in protest at the European Commissions' plans to relicense glyphosate, the controversial, carcinogenic weed-killer. Photo credit: AFP / JOHN Thys / Getty Images.

In this aerial view a tractor spreads pesticide on a field on May 19, 2016 near Prenzlau, Germany. Debates among member states of the European Union today in Brussels ended without a vote on whether to ban the pesticide glyphosate. Glyphosate, manufactured by Monsanto, is in widespread use across the European Union though some scientists have come forward with claims that it causes cancer. Photo credit: Sean Gallup / Getty Images.
To view the global food and agriculture photos for the week, go here.

4 comments:

  1. In case you haven't seen it >>

    https://theintercept.com/2016/05/17/new-evidence-about-the-dangers-of-monsantos-roundup/

    Thanks for your work, Kay.

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    1. I caught that very interesting article, RBM. Thanks for the link.

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  2. What htmi can I use on this site ?

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    1. as far as i know, you're pretty much limited to a, i, and b tags in blogger comments, but i've never run into any limitations on what can be used in blog posts themselves...

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