Breaking Monsanto: Saving the earth with environmentally friendly pesticides–mushrooms

This story is not new, but some stories need to be told as often as possible. Pesticides destroy the environment and our health. But they are still very much in use, because companies—like Monsanto—make billions selling them. Unhealthy business. However we don’t need chemicals to protect—and pollute—our crops. In 2006, Paul Stamets, the world’s leading mycologist—“mushroom-man”—was granted a patent that can disrupt the entire chemical pesticides industry. Read his story and see his TED talk: “6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save The World”.

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Breaking Monsanto: Saving the earth with environmentally friendly pesticides–mushrooms

This story is not new, but some stories need to be told as often as possible. Pesticides destroy the environment and our health. But they are still very much in use, because companies—like Monsanto—make billions selling them. Unhealthy business. However we don’t need chemicals to protect—and pollute—our crops. In 2006, Paul Stamets, the world’s leading mycologist—“mushroom-man”—was granted a patent that can disrupt the entire chemical pesticides industry. Read his story and see his TED talk: “6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save The World”.

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