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US jeered, Summit denounced

Feature story | 4 September, 2002 at 2:00

While the Earth Summit has been a disaster in its official conclusions, it's at least rewarding to see that the international community hasn't been fooled by rhetoric. Today was another day of action in protest of inaction. Inside and outside...

Ge activists make themselves heard in Rome

Feature story | 16 June, 2004 at 2:00

Attendees of the World Food Business Summit in Rome, Italy were 'welcomed' today by hundreds of audio messages from consumers in all 25 EU nations saying that they didn't want GE in their food.

US threatens EU over GE labelling laws

Feature story | 27 November, 2003 at 1:00

In a letter to US Trade Representative Robert Zoellick this week, a collected front of 22 US agribusiness lobby groups and organized farm interests called on Washington to "take every possible action" against coming EU rules on labelling and...

WTO free zone

Feature story | 28 July, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace cordoned off the UN building in Montreal, to protect it from the US attack on consumers, farmers and the environment. Activists at the Greenpeace checkpoint were on the lookout for representatives of the US administration and Canadian...

Italian seeds contaminated with GE maize

Feature story | 10 July, 2003 at 2:00

Over 100 farmers in Northern Italy have discovered that non-genetically engineered (GE) maize seeds that they bought and planted, were in fact contaminated by GE maize. The fact that cases like this are happening on a regular basis, raises...

EU, don't cave in to US GMO agenda!

Feature story | 7 July, 2003 at 2:00

We gave two sacks of soy contaminated with Monsanto's genetically engineered (GE) varieties to Pascal Lamy (EU Trade Commissioner) and asked him to send them back to his US counterpart, Robert Zoellick. The right to say no to genetically...

Tougher EU GMO legislation

Feature story | 2 July, 2003 at 2:00

The European Parliament has adopted the world's toughest rules on the labelling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), despite intensified pressure from the US and the GE industry. The new rules bring great news for EU consumers, farmers and...

Biosafety Protocol becomes law

Feature story | 17 June, 2003 at 2:00

When the tiny pacific nation of Palau ratified the UN Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety last Friday, the way was cleared for the world's first legally binding agreement that reaffirms the sovereign right of countries to reject imports of...

Who rules the G8?

Feature story | 2 June, 2003 at 2:00

As the world's richest and most powerful nations meet in France this week, the questions they should be asking are the ones which matter most: who rules our world? What forces are we going to allow to shape our future?

Tiny nukes: big problem

Feature story | 24 May, 2003 at 2:00

The US Senate has bowed to the Dr. Strangelove dream of Donald Rumsfeld, and lifted a ten-year-old ban on research and development of smaller battlefield nuclear weapons. The action paves the way for the creation of a whole new range of...

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