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  • SLIDESHOW: Toxic sludge in Hungary

    Blogpost by rto - October 13, 2010 at 10:16 1 comment

    The toxic Hungarian sludge flood was caused by the rupture of a red sludge reservoir at an alumina plant in western Hungary and has affected seven towns near Ajkai, 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Budapest. The toxic red sludge killed 7 people... Read more >

  • Greenpeace Tells the International Community : Ban GE Fish!

    Blogpost by Eric Darier Ph.D. - October 13, 2010 at 3:10

    BSPI delivered yesterday a strong message on behalf of Greenpeace to the 160+ countries gathered in Nagoya (Japan) for the Biosafety Protocol: Ban GE fish!

    Here’s an edited extract of Greenpeace's call:  

    It is clear that the Biosafety Protocol should... Read more >

  • Canada’s GE canola contaminating Japan

    Blogpost by Eric Darier Ph.D. - October 12, 2010 at 6:35

    GE canola contamination in JapanToday at the meeting of the Biosafety Protocol meeting in Nagoya (Japan), Canada became the subject of attention for contributing to the contamination of canola and broccoli in Japan.  At a lunch-time event organised by Japan’s Citizens’ Network for P... Read more >

  • GMOs : Historic agreement but a small step for liability

    Blogpost by Eric Darier Ph.D. - October 11, 2010 at 5:24

    MOP5After over 6 years of negotiations, the international community finally agreed last night in Japan to put in place a liability and redress regime in case of contamination caused by genetically modified organisms (GMOs). This agreement that will be kno... Read more >

  • 2,000 demonstrators against GE in Japan

    Blogpost by Eric Darier Ph.D. - October 10, 2010 at 9:57

    Nagoya against GMOsFew hours away from the official opening of the UN meeting of the Protocol on Biosafety that will take place in Nagoya (Japon) between 11 and 15 october, some 2,000 colourful demonstrators (diaporama; disporama2) took to the streets against geneticall... Read more >

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