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Radioactivity in Japan’s Food and Water

Feature story | March 24, 2011 at 9:30

Following reports of radiation in food and radioactivity in Tokyo's water, we are calling for more effective protection of public health, and an immediate and transparent availability of information.

Let's Have Healthy Food for All Africa's People

Blog entry by Glen Tyler | August 27, 2013

When I think about farming in Africa, one of our major goals is to see local farmers being able to grow safe and healthy food in balance with nature. Greenpeace calls it ecological farming , and it would not only feed Africa’s...

Containing GE Contamination

Image | February 17, 2011 at 11:25

Members of a decontamination unit from Greenpeace bag genetically-engineered Bt talong (eggplant) from an experimental field trial site in Bay town in the province of Laguna, in an effort to contain contaminants.

A World of Wild Weather

Blog entry by Mike Baillie | July 11, 2012

Stories of extreme weather events are almost a daily feature of news headlines around the world. Droughts, wildfires, heat waves, severe and widespread flooding: wild weather is becoming the new normal, and climate experts say these...

Update From the Field Radiation Team

Blog entry by Rianne Teule | April 19, 2011

It’s nearly three weeks since we started the second part of the radiation monitoring work in Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture. It was an extremely intensive and exhaustive experience, but also one of the most motivating operations I've...

The Milk of Chernobyl

Blog entry by Aslihan Tumer | April 18, 2011

As a child, I really didn't like milk. No matter how much my mother tried to add sugar or chocolate to it, I didn't want any. I still don’t like it much — something I can't help thinking about as I come to a remote village in the...

Update: Fire Burns at Reactor 3 and Food Contamination Concerns Rise

Blog entry by Jess Miller | March 22, 2011

The Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear crisis continues, marked by confusion and a lack of information and transparency. Today, our team of nuclear experts and monitors followed reports of grey smoke coming out of the spent fuel pool of...

Why GM Foods Won't Solve Hunger in Africa

Blog entry by Olivia Langhof | August 22, 2011

For many years, the debate has been raging about the future of our food supply and agricultural systems. As agriculture intensifies across the world, more and more small scale farmers are losing their livelihoods. On top of it, they...

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