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GM contamination Register Report - Executive Summary

Publication | 19 February, 2007 at 10:18

Annual review of cases of contamination, illegal planting andnegative side effects of genetically modified organisms.

Biggest rice exporters say no to GE as new US contamination found in the Philippines

Press release | 28 November, 2006 at 8:42

Rice producers from Thailand and Vietnam, together the world's biggest exporter, have announced their commitment to only growing GE free rice, in a new Memorandum of Understanding announced last week. The two countries account for more than half...

GE Rice Bad for Business: Company Statements

Publication | 30 November, 2006 at 12:50

Sodruzhestvo GE free company statement

Publication | 23 November, 2006 at 10:49

Sodruzhestvo, the biggest soya importer in Russia, which supplies 70% of all soya used in the Russian food and feed industry, has stated that it will turn its new factory currently under construction in Kaliningrad into a GE free zone.

Contamination by Genetically Engineered Papaya in Thailand

Publication | 1 June, 2006 at 2:00

This report shows the history of GE papaya contamination in Thailand. It has been two years since facts were made public that a research station under the Thai Government had illegally sold and distributed genetically engineered (GE) contaminated...

Greenpeace position on Coexistence

Publication | 1 March, 2006 at 1:00

Coexistence is the term used for measures to separate genetically engineered (GE) and non-GE crops and foods. But mounting evidence shows that coexistence is impossible and that GE organisms, which are living organisms, once released into the...

Risky Business

Publication | 6 November, 2007 at 1:00

Total costs incurred around the world as a result of LL601 rice contamination are estimated in the range of $741 million to $1.285 billion. Farmers who incurred direct and indirect losses as a result of Liberty Link rice contamination are...

GE Contamination Devastates Canadian Linseed Industry

Publication | 26 January, 2010 at 1:00

Genetically engineered linseed (flax) seed contamination of natural varieties in Canada has brought about huge economic losses to the industry.

Genetically Engineered (GE) Cotton Fails to Perform in Colombia

Publication | 26 January, 2010 at 1:00

Monsanto's genetically engineered (GE) cotton varieties sold to Colombian farmer failed in 2008-9, proving susceptible to pests and to herbicide, farmers had been earlier told would improve yields.

Herbicide Resistance Forces Farmers to Weed by Hand

Publication | 26 January, 2010 at 1:00

Overuse of the herbicide glyphosate for Monsanto's genetically engineered (GE)crops has lead to increasing resistance to the chemical among weeds in the US.

The costs of staying GE-free

Publication | 26 January, 2010 at 1:00

Genetically engineered (GE) crops impose numerous extra costs on farmers and on the public (for productions, storage, and for meeting GE-avoidance regulations, which are mandated by consumer protection laws), while opinion surveys consistently...

Smart Breeding

Publication | 13 November, 2009 at 1:00

Marker-assisted selection (MAS) is a modern plant breeding technique that can offer benefits to farmers developing climate or diseases resistant varieties, without the need for genetic engineering.

Right to remain GE-free overrides WTO ruling

Press release | 10 May, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace was dismissive of a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling, due to be released today, on a US-sponsored case which was attempting to force EU countries to accept genetically engineered (GE) organisms, in spite of overwhelming public...

Problems with the relatives

Blog entry by Janet Cotter | 17 April, 2012

Gene escape from GE insect resistant eggplants could create aggressive weeds in South and South-East Asia We know that growing genetically engineered (GE) crops risks harm to the environment and our health, but exactly what are the...

The long march of the food movement in the US

Blog entry by Eric Darier | 13 March, 2013 11 comments

Whole Foods Market, the eighth largest food and drug store in the US, has announced that it will start to label all food made from genetic engineering (GE) within 5 years. As the US (and Canada) is one of the rare so-called...

India and the Philippines at forefront of campaign to protect eggplant diversity

Blog entry by Didit Pelegrina | 7 May, 2012 1 comment

Recently, Greenpeace in the Philippines dressed up as genetically engineered (GE) monster crops and filed a case before the Supreme Court asking to stop the on-going field trials of the GE insect resistant Bt eggplant, on the...

Mayan people join action to keep honey GE free

Blog entry by Aleira Lara | 16 May, 2012 4 comments

Recently members of the  Mayan people  living on the Yucatan Peninsula in  Mexico joined Greenpeace activists  and said no to genetically engineered crops. Using their own bodies to form the message ‘MA OGM’ or ‘No to GE’, 2000...

Greenpeace protests outside the EU environment

Image | 10 March, 2005 at 1:00

Greenpeace protests outside the EU environment ministers' meeting in Brussels against the commercial growing of genetically modified crops in Europe.

The carrier ship Golden Lion docks in the

Image | 28 January, 2005 at 1:00

The carrier ship Golden Lion docks in the port of Lorient despite the efforts of Greenpeace activists in canoes and inflatables launched from the MV Esperanza. The Greenpeace vessel had been tracking the ship which was carrrying GM animal feed.

A Greenpeace activist chains himself to the

Image | 3 May, 2004 at 3:00

A Greenpeace activist chains himself to the anchor chain of bulk carrier 'Global Wind', a ship carrying GM Soya from Argentina planning to "top-load" with GM-Free soya from the state of Parana, which has declared itself a GM-Free state.

Greenpeace activists

Image | 12 May, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists, holding flags of EU member states, presented the ministers with a cross-roads sign challenging them to choose quality as opposed to GE farming.

Stopping genetically engineered crops in the Philippines

Blog entry by Daniel Ocampo | 11 January, 2011 11 comments

These past few months have been a whirlwind of forums and meetings with different groups including NGOs, the church, farmers, students, women, organic traders etc. - all because of the plans to commercialise Monsanto's Bt eggplant...

Greenpeace activists deploy a banner outside

Image | 28 June, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists deploy a banner outside the Environment Council in Luxembourg, to call on ministers entering the meeting to "Protect Europe from GM food risks". The Council will discuss flaws in the EU risk assessment process applied to...

3rd October 2006 Day of action with Greenpeace

Image | 3 October, 2006 at 3:00

3rd October 2006 Day of action with Greenpeace creating crop circles in maize fields in three different continents:- Spain (Europe), Mexico (America), Philippines (Asia) to mark the beginning of a global campaign to protect maize – one of the...

A crop circle X marks location of commercial

Image | 27 July, 2006 at 2:00

A crop circle X marks location of commercial GE maize fields in France. French courts want the locations kept secret.

Greenpeace Thai activists seal off the GE

Image | 27 July, 2004 at 3:00

Greenpeace Thai activists seal off the GE papaya at the Khon Kaen agricultural research station of the Department of Agriculture.

Activists at the World Food Business Summit

Image | 16 June, 2004 at 3:00

Activists at the World Food Business Summit in Rome, Italy hang a banner on the Hilton saying no to GMOs

Activists at the World Food Business Summit

Image | 16 June, 2004 at 3:00

Activists at the World Food Business Summit in Rome, Italy say no to GMOs

Greenpeace activists occupy the silos of

Image | 14 May, 2004 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists occupy the silos of the Cereol Italia soya processing facility in Ancona, in order to reject the importation of GE soya into Europe.

Greenpeace climbers say NO to GE

Image | 10 May, 2004 at 3:00

Greenpeace climbers say NO to Genetically Engineered (GE) Soya. Activists uncovered thousands of tonnes of GE soya in warehouses in the Italian port of Ravenna.

GE camaigners target warehouses in Ravenna

Image | 10 May, 2004 at 3:00

GE camaigners target warehouses in Ravenna, Italy

Activists intercept a trainload of GE contaminated

Image | 17 August, 2003 at 3:00

Activists intercept a trainload of GE contaminated US maize as it tries to enter Mexico.

Greenpeace intercepts a trainload of USA

Image | 17 August, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace intercepts a trainload of USA maize as it tries to enter Mexico.

John Caverly a Hawaiian organic former forced

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

John Caverly a Hawaiian organic former forced to cut down all his papaya after it became contaminated with GE papaya.

Greenpeace marks a maize field with signs

Image | 20 September, 2002 at 3:00

Greenpeace marks a maize field with signs showing corn with a 'question mark' indicating that 1 in 200 maize crops can be genetically contaminated if the draft EU seed directive is passed .

Activists at the World Food Business Summit

Image | 16 June, 2004 at 3:00

Activists at the World Food Business Summit in Rome, Italy say no to GMOs

Greenpeace swimmers in the water

Image | 25 May, 2004 at 3:00

Greenpeace swimmers in the water, off the coast of Preveza attempting to prevent the UBC Beaumont, carrying 18,000 tonnes of GE Soyameal from Argentina, from reaching the shores of Greece.

A shipment of genetically modified soy entered

Image | 15 March, 2003 at 1:00

A shipment of genetically modified soy entered Port Melbourne today only to be met by Greenpeace activists appalled by the arrival of GE into the Australian food chain.

Newspaper ad for Stauffer Seed

Image | 15 November, 2002 at 1:00

Newspaper ad for Stauffer Seed

Greenpeace activists hang a 12 by 3 metre

Image | 23 October, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists hang a 12 by 3 metre banner reading “Ban GMO’s NOW” on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris urging the French government to ban genetically modified organisms. The government is expected to decide in the next few days on the future...

The US and EU are split over GE.

Image | 12 May, 2006 at 2:00

The US and EU are split over GE.

Greenpeace action against GE animal feed

Image | 23 August, 2005 at 3:00

Greenpeace action against GE animal feed in a field growing GE crops. Greenpeace demands that two of Europe's largest dairy companies must stop buying their milk from farmers who grow Genetically Engineered (GE) maize to avoid potential...

Dai farmers taking photos of their own ecological

Image | 17 October, 2004 at 3:00

Dai farmers taking photos of their own ecological agriculture.

The Rice is Life Tour launched and blessed

Image | 16 October, 2004 at 3:00

The Rice is Life Tour launched and blessed by local farmers

Great Cyber Wall

Image | 14 June, 2004 at 3:00

Great Cyber Wall

Glofish are not for eating but who told the

Image | 18 January, 2004 at 1:00

Glofish are not for eating but who told the cat?

Hawaiian farmer Melanie Bondera (2nd right)

Image | 3 July, 2003 at 3:00

Hawaiian farmer Melanie Bondera (2nd right) tells Thai farmers about economic and environmental losses resulting from GE papaya planting.

Climbers drop a 200

Image | 25 November, 2002 at 1:00

Climbers drop a 200-square meter banner from the main building of the Greek Oil Mills plant to demand an end to imports of GM soy for food and animal feed.

A piece of the GE action

Generic multimedia item | 18 June, 2004 at 3:00

Greenpeace's international genetic engineering campaign has seen a lot of successful and exciting activities around the globe; this film is a small sample of our achievements and adventures during spring 2004.

Greenpeace activists protest against GMO's

Image | 24 November, 2008 at 13:11

Greenpeace activists protest against GMO's in front of EU-parliament, during a meeting on GMO's

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