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Farmers Should Choose What They Grow

Background | 26 August, 2015 at 0:49

When we connect to farms and farmers, we understand more intimately where our food comes from. But with each passing day, corporations place intrusive industrial methods between us and farmers that not only threaten our health and degrade the...

Say NO to Industrial Agriculture

Background | 26 August, 2015 at 1:17

We should not allow a small group of multinational ag firms decide what farmers plant and what we eat. International food giants like Monsanto, Syngenta, Bunge, Dreyfus, ADM and Cargill dominate virtually every step in the cycle of global food...

Europe's Pesticide Addiction

Publication | 13 October, 2015 at 10:00

Europe's dependency on chemical pesticides is nothing short of an addiction. Crops are routinely doused with a variety of chemicals, usually applied multiple times to single crops throughout the whole growing season. Industrial agriculture, with...

Twenty Years of Failure

Publication | 5 November, 2015 at 9:00

Twenty years ago, the first genetically modified (GM) crops were planted in the USA, alongside dazzling promises about this new technology. Two decades on, the promises are getting bigger and bigger, but GM crops are not delivering any of them.

Pesticides and our Health

Publication | 12 May, 2015 at 11:00

Since 1950 the human population has doubled, yet the area of arable land used to feed these people has increased by only 10%. There are huge pressures to provide food, at low cost, on land that is becoming more and more degraded as nutrients are...

Food and Farming Vision

Publication | 18 May, 2015 at 11:00

We are living with a broken food system. It needs to be replaced urgently for the benefit of all people, and the planet. Greenpeace's Food and Farming Vision describes what Ecological Farming means, and how it can be summarised in seven...

Research shows switching to organic food can reduce pesticide levels in urine

Press release | 19 December, 2016 at 5:29

Tokyo, 19 December 2016 - Traces of pesticides in urine have been found to decrease significantly among people, particularly children, who moved from a conventional to an organic diet. The findings come from a study involving two Japanese...

Nobel laureates sign letter on Greenpeace ‘Golden’ rice position - statement

Press release | 30 June, 2016 at 15:50

Manila, 30 June 2016 - A number of Nobel laureates have recently signed a letter calling on Greenpeace to review its position on genetically engineered ‘Golden’ rice. In response, Wilhelmina Pelegrina, Campaigner at Greenpeace Southeast Asia, said:

Vitamin A: Natural sources vs 'Golden' rice

Publication | 1 February, 2001 at 1:00

How much vitamin A do people need to prevent deficiency?

Genetically Engineered Pro-vitamin A 'Golden' rice

Publication | 1 February, 2001 at 1:00

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