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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.

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...

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