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Greenpeace slams new EPO patent

Feature story | 5 February, 2002 at 1:00

When fields, seeds and harvests no longer belong to farmers, something has gone seriously wrong with patent law.

Farming Solutions site launched

Feature story | 8 April, 2002 at 2:00

Farming Solutions is a new web site that shows how the world can combat hunger and achieve food security using environmentally-sound farming practises that are available now, but are too-often overlooked.

Mexico ratifies Biosafety Protocol

Feature story | 30 April, 2002 at 2:00

Today Mexico's senate ratified the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, a crucial instrument of the Convention on Biodiversity that aims to establish a system for the safe transfer, handling and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Greenpeace today blamed the main GE producing nations, the USA, Canada and Argentina,...

Feature story | 10 May, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace today blamed the main GE producing nations, the USA, Canada and Argentina, for failure to reach a global agreement on labelling of genetically engineered (GE) food.

Negative GE study suppressed

Feature story | 16 May, 2002 at 2:00

A secret European Union (EU) study states that large-scale production of GE crops would bring high additional, in some cases unsustainable costs of production.

Adverse impacts of GE Bt cotton

Feature story | 4 June, 2002 at 2:00

Research on the Chinese experience with genetically engineered (GE) cotton tells a story of resistant superbugs, emerging secondary pests, diminishing natural enemies, destabilized insect ecology, and increased pesticide use.

Argentina shows GE not hunger solution

Feature story | 9 June, 2002 at 2:00

As governments tackle the problem of hunger at the UN World Food Summit, Greenpeace released a report showing how genetically engineered (GE) crops increase poverty, while failing to address hunger.

NAFTA to study GMO contamination

Feature story | 20 June, 2002 at 2:00

The genetic contamination of maize in Mexico's Oaxaca state is a serious hazard for biodiversity in this region, a world centre of genetic diversity for the crop. Now a commission of NAFTA (North America Free Trade Agreement) has agreed to study...

China implements GE labelling

Feature story | 1 July, 2002 at 2:00

China's implementation of labelling for GE (genetically engineered) foods today brings to two billion the number of people worldwide whose country's require GE labelling.

Europe votes to accept world's strictest GMO labelling

Feature story | 3 July, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace welcomed a European Parliament vote for tightened regulations which give consumers and farmers in Europe the choice to accept or reject GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in the food they eat and the feed they use.

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