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Greenpeace Quarantines Genetically Engineered Wheat in Canada

Press release | 5 June, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace took action this morning to prevent commercialisation of genetically engineered (GE) wheat in Canada. Greenpeace volunteers have quarantined the Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) Research Farm in Morden, Manitoba. Four activists...

WTO free zone

Feature story | 28 July, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace cordoned off the UN building in Montreal, to protect it from the US attack on consumers, farmers and the environment. Activists at the Greenpeace checkpoint were on the lookout for representatives of the US administration and Canadian...

Biosafety Protocol becomes law

Feature story | 17 June, 2003 at 2:00

When the tiny pacific nation of Palau ratified the UN Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety last Friday, the way was cleared for the world's first legally binding agreement that reaffirms the sovereign right of countries to reject imports of...

Raining chemicals?

Feature story | 28 May, 2003 at 2:00

To most people, it is the pure sweet refreshing act of nature that sometimes soaks you when you least expect it but always washes away the dirt and refreshes the landscape. But along with the rain comes some nasty chemicals where you would least...

Chemical footprints in human blood - the evidence

Publication | 17 November, 2004 at 1:00

Televisions, computers, toys, perfume, shampoos and T-shirts with plastisol prints: virtually every product contains hazardous chemicals. Yet these hazardous substances are not chemically bound to the products; they ‘leak’ from them and sooner or...

Chemicals beyond control - Ensuring EU Chemicals Policy protects human health and the...

Publication | 1 November, 2004 at 1:00

Background on proposed EU chemical policy reform and how it needs to be amended to achieve it goals.

Precaution is simply common sense

Blog entry by Paul Johnston and David Santillo | 24 May, 2012 1 comment

Using precaution to avoid environmental problems makes sense right? Well, that is what is called the Precautionary Approach. Opponents argue that precaution is a recipe for inaction, that it stands in the way of innovation and that it...

Determination of selective additives in consumer products

Publication | 1 April, 2004 at 2:00

Results of the tests for toxic chemicals in consumer products.

Man made chemicals in human blood

Publication | 1 November, 2004 at 1:00

Results of the blood test on volunteers in the Netherlands. The results show many industrial chemicals are present in the human body.

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