Monsanto has launched an insidious campaign to achieve worldwide market supremacy
May 29, 2008
Biotech companies seek hundreds of patents for genetically modified "climate-ready" seeds
A recent report by an agricultural advocacy group says that some of the world’s largest biotechnology companies such as Monsanto, BASF, and Syngenta are seeking hundreds of patents on seeds designed to withstand the environmental stresses of global warming. While industry representatives say that traditional farming practices won't withstand the impact of sea level and drought, the report is wary of past failures of genetically engineered seeds.