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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.

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...

Genetic Engineering

Background | 20 April, 2010 at 16:06

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

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.

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...

Greenpeace Exposes Genetically Engineered Drug Corn

Press release | 20 November, 2002 at 1:00


Genetically Engineered Food Snubbed by Consumers in China

Press release | 17 January, 2003 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...

UN Convention on Biological Diversity must maintain moratorium on Terminator technologies

Press release | 22 March, 2006 at 13:06

Curitiba, Wednesday, March 22, 2006- Greenpeace today called upon the 188 states at the 8th meeting of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to maintain the moratorium on the field trials and commercial releases of Terminator seed...

Global coalition submits anti-GMO case to WTO

Press release | 27 May, 2004 at 2:00

A coalition of 15 environmental, nature and rural organisations from Europe, Asia and the Americas today submitted evidence to a World Trade Organisation dispute panel currently considering a US-led complaint against the European Union.

Impossible Coexistence (short version)

Publication | 4 April, 2006 at 2:00

Seven years of GMOs have conteminated organic and conventional maize: an examination of the cases of Catalonia and Aragon.

Biosaftey Protocol - Bilaterals paper French Version

Publication | 23 February, 2004 at 1:00

Governments worldwide require labelling and regulation of GMOs

Publication | 30 June, 2003 at 2:00

A partial review of legislative action being taken by governments world-wide to identify and halt genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Illustrating the Problems of Genetic Engineering

Publication | 22 April, 2003 at 2:00

Environmental dangers of insect resistant Bt crops

Publication | 13 December, 2002 at 1:00

Of the 40 million hectares of genetically engineered (GE) crops grown throughout the world in 1998, 22% (8.8 million hectares) were varieties developed to be resistant to insects. Most such crops are created by inserting a synthetic version of a...

Grains of truth: false promises of genetic engineering

Publication | 15 September, 2001 at 2:00

Real green revolution

Publication | 1 February, 2002 at 1:00

Liability and redress in the Biosafety Protocol

Publication | 1 April, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace's political demand toward the EPC

Publication | 1 November, 2001 at 1:00

Facts about the European Patent Office

Publication | 1 November, 2001 at 1:00

Patents on life granted by EPO

Publication | 1 November, 2001 at 1:00

Human-animal chimera patented

Publication | 1 November, 2001 at 1:00

Future of European patent law will be decided in Munich

Publication | 1 November, 2000 at 1:00

Stop biopiracy and tricky patents

Publication | 25 June, 2001 at 2:00

Review on non-target organisms and bt-plants

Publication | 1 April, 2000 at 2:00

Pulp Fiction

Publication | 1 November, 2000 at 1:00

Roundup Ready Soya

Publication | 15 August, 2001 at 2:00

Genetic pollution a multiplying nightmare

Publication | 1 February, 2002 at 1:00

Animal productionand feed by species

Publication | 1 November, 2000 at 1:00

Blind feeding filipino babies with GMOs

Publication | 1 August, 2001 at 2:00

More in depth information about the Biosafety Protocol

Publication | 14 June, 2001 at 2:00

More information about the protocol’s history, key provisions, labelling requirements, socio-economic concerns, relationship between the protocol and the World Trade Organisation, protocol ratification and public consultation read our in depth...

Blind feeding filipino babies with GMOs

Publication | 1 August, 2001 at 2:00

Biosaftey Protocol - General Backgrounder

Publication | 23 February, 2004 at 1:00

Basics: What exactly is global trade?

Publication | 1 September, 2003 at 2:00

Global trade refers to the act of buying and selling goods and services between countries. Because “globalisation’ has made the world a much smaller place, these goods and services can travel further and faster so that – for instance – products...

50 Years Since the Double Helix

Publication | 22 April, 2003 at 2:00

Empty promises

Publication | 1 August, 2001 at 2:00

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