From: "Robert Quiver" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Subject: Re: Monsanto going after H2O
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 1999 12:05:07 PST
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Monsanto should be of concern to the Great Sioux Nation...
Am speculating that Monsanto deeply has something to do with the legislation of land 
theft from the Oglala Lakota, via: Mitigation Act or CRST, LBST, and State of SD 
Wildlife Habitat Restoration Act of 1998. (see:,

Monsanto is a $$ contributor to the SD state univ research group: Dakota Lakes 
research farm <> of Pierre SD. Pierre SD is along the 
Missouri River, which by 1868 Ft. Laramie Treaty belongs to the Great Sioux Nation 

>Subject: Monsanto going after H2O
>Date: Wed, 15 Dec 1999 21:48:10 -0800
>by Dr. Vandana Shiva
>ZNet article Fri, Jul 30, 1999
>Over the past few years, Monsanto, a chemical company, has positioned itself
>as an agricultural company through control over seed the first link in the
>food chain. Monsanto now wants to control water, the very basis of life....
>Thus, the crisis of pollution and depletion of water resources is
>viewed by Monsanto as a business opportunity.
>For Monsanto "Sustainable Development" means the conversion of an ecological
>crisis into a market of scarce resources. "The business logic of sustainable
>development is that population growth and economic development will apply
>increasing pressure on natural resource markets. These pressures and the
>world's desire to prevent the consequences of these pressures if unabated,
>will create vast economic opportunity. When we look at the world through the
>lens of sustainability we are in a position to see current and foresee
>impending resource market trends and imbalances that create market needs. We
>have further focussed this lens on the resource market of water and land.
>These are the markets that are most relevant to us as a life sciences company
>committed to delivering "food, health and hope" to the world, and there are
>markets in which there are predictable sustainability challenges and therefore
>opportunities to create business value."

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