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Federal Elections - After The World According to Monsanto, a moratorium on GE crops...

Feature story | September 14, 2008 at 17:00

FEDERAL ELECTIONS After The World According to Monsanto, a moratorium on GE crops and foods is a must!After watching the documentary The World According to Monsanto, no one will be able to say they “just didn’t know.”

GE oilseed rape – impossible to control

Publication | July 10, 2012 at 10:30

When governments were first considering whether to commercialise GE (genetically engineered, also called genetically modified, GM) oilseed rape (or canola), they were faced with a barrage of reports, both from environmental NGOs and industry...

Film Screening: The World According to Monsanto

Feature story | May 25, 2008 at 17:00

An acclaimed documentary by filmmaker Marie-Monique Robin on the genetic engineering and chemical conglomerate Monsanto (The World According to Monsanto), makes its English Canadian Premier tonight at the National Film Board's monthly Green...

Lost opportunity: California votes ‘no’ on labelling genetically altered food

Blog entry by Éric Darier | November 12, 2012 1 comment

We shouldn’t be surprised but it is disappointing. Last week, Californians voted against proposed legislation (‘Proposition 37’) which would have required mandatory labelling of food made from genetically engineered (GE) crops. It’s...

Growing Resistance - How Monsanto’s GE wheat was defeated

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | April 15, 2013

Climate change, air pollution, biodiversity decline, deforestation, pesticides, genetically modified food, overfishing, etc… There are no shortage of environmental problems indeed! That is why it is sometimes difficult to maintain a...

Frankenfish GE Salmon

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | October 27, 2010

It is Halloween time. Genetically Engineered salmon is back! Enjoy this video... not GE salmon!

Greenpeace Meets Biotech Program in Toronto

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | March 14, 2011

Is Biotechnology Bad? This is the title of a presentation I shall be giving soon on behalf of Greenpeace to the Master program on Biotechnology at the University of Toronto. Obviously, I won't stop at a simple YES or NO response...

GMOs : Historic agreement but a small step for liability

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | October 11, 2010

After 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...

2,000 demonstrators against GE in Japan

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | October 10, 2010

Few 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...

GE: Save Bill C-474 from Liberal Party Sabotage!

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | October 14, 2010

Liberals move to ditch Bill C-474: The Liberal Party is trying to find a way to justify their position against Bill C-474 and Liberal MPs could even vote to end the debate altogether. Write a letter instantly.  Take Action ...

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