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Special Report: Golden Rice

Topic | 7 April, 2014 at 12:00

'Golden' rice is a genetically engineered (GE) rice variety that has been developed by the biotech industry to produce pro-vitamin A (beta-carotene). Its proponents have promoted GE 'Golden' rice as a high-tech, quick-fix solution to vitamin A...

GE Maize illegal imports

Press release | 17 April, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists today demanded the Dutch government stop the off-loading of a cargo of genetically engineered (GE) maize, to prevent its illegal distribution across Europe.

Greenpeace locks in GE soya until

Press release | 14 May, 2004 at 2:00

Thirty Greenpeace activists are occupying the Cereol/Bunge soya processing facility this morning in Ancona, Italy. The protest follows the action in the Adriatic Sea, near Venice, where the Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, stopped the offloading...

Greenpeace Biosafety Inspectors investigate Soya processing plant

Press release | 11 May, 2004 at 2:00

25 Greenpeace activists initiated an inspection today at Bunge soya processing plant in Passo Fundo, in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. Most of the GE soya planted in Brazil is in the region of Rio Grande do Sul. Passo Fundo is located...

The scent of GE Papaya

Feature story | 3 July, 2003 at 2:00

Papaya is the latest target of the genetic engineering (GE) industry. The Thai government is seeking to introduce the crop to Thailand despite the fact that GE papaya has already been a failure in Hawaii, the only place in the world where GE...

Italian Job Ends

Feature story | 13 May, 2004 at 2:00

Our marathon action in Chioggia, Italy came to an end last night after three days of protest when Italian police intervened to end our blockade of the Panama-registered bulk carrier, Keoyang Majesty, which is carrying 40,000 thousands tons of...

GE soya importers targeted in Italy

Feature story | 10 May, 2004 at 2:00

This morning 70 international Greenpeace activists uncovered thousands of tonnes of Genetically Engineered (GE) soya in warehouses in the Italian port of Ravenna. Recent samples taken from one of the warehouses have proven to be GE positive.

Greenpeace defends Brazil's right to remain GE free

Feature story | 4 May, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists from the Arctic Sunrise have prevented the entrance of the 'Global Wind' ship into the port of Paranagua, Brazil. The ship is carrying 30 000 tons of Genetically Engineered (GE) soya from Argentina.

Esperanza takes action in Spain

Feature story | 28 April, 2004 at 2:00

This morning our 'Gene Detectives' from the Esperanza intercepted and boarded the 'Winner' a ship carrying thousands of tons of GE soya where it is anchored just off Malaga in southern Spain.

Rainbow Warrior captain arrested

Feature story | 27 April, 2004 at 2:00

It took eight hours, a powerful tugboat and the specialist division of the water police to end the Rainbow Warrior's blockade of the The Rhein, a ship transporting Genetically Engineered (GE) soya in Port Kembla Harbour. Despite the arrest of the...

Ronald McDonald resigns

Feature story | 21 April, 2004 at 2:00

Ronald McDonald entered the Queen Street branch of McDonald's in Auckland, New Zealand, today and handed in his resignation. The dramatic action was taken by the infamous fast food clown in protest at McDonalds' use of chicken fed on genetically...

April Fools

Feature story | 1 April, 2004 at 2:00

The following document, leaked by a concerned Monsanto employee, was passed to Greenpeace earlier today, from company headquarters in St. Louis. Greenpeace found the content so explosively incriminating that we immediately decided to place it in...

Genetic Engineering

Background | 20 April, 2010 at 16:06

Here you can find the reports related to our Genetic Engineering campaign.

Genetically Engineered Food Snubbed by Consumers in China

Press release | 17 January, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace Exposes Genetically Engineered Drug Corn

Press release | 20 November, 2002 at 1:00

 

Greenpeace Biosafety Patrol takes action where Greek Government has failed

Press release | 22 May, 2004 at 2:00

Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza' this morning boarded a bulk carrier 'Flag Tom' carrying some 40,000 thousands tons of genetically engineered (GE) soya and 14,000 tons of maize from Argentina to demand that Greek authorities inspect...

Greenpeace blocks GE soya offloading in Italy

Press release | 12 May, 2004 at 2:00

60 hours after boarding the Panama-registered bulk carrier, Keoyang Majesty, which is carrying 40,000 thousands tons of Argentinean Genetically Engineered (GE) Soya, 18 activists from the Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, are now blocking the GE...

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.

Vitamin A: Natural sources vs 'Golden' rice

Publication | 1 February, 2001 at 1:00

How much vitamin A do people need to prevent deficiency?

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