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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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

GE soya dumping exposed in Thailand

Feature story | 19 November, 2003 at 1:00

Our activists have deployed two inflatables off the port of Srichang Island in Thailand to label the large cargo ship MV Poseidon by painting a giant "X" and the letters "GMOs" on the side of the ship, exposing that Thailand has become the...

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