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Government shuns diversity of opinion at UN Biodiversity Convention

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | February 8, 2008

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has uninvited Greenpeace and other environmental groups from participating as members of the Canadian delegation to a United Nations meeting on biodiversity .  Consequently, they will not be able to...

Bayer's GE rice scandal continues

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | February 7, 2008

First, Bayer said that GE Rice contamination in 2006 was an " Act of God ." Now, evidence in a legal case shows the genetic engineering and chemical giant stalled before alerting the public and farmers about the contamination. ...

Monsanto's Super Tuesday

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | February 7, 2008

This week, Americans went to the polls to pick their candidates for their presidential elections in November.  The outcome according to the media analysis has been to narrow the field to three possible contenders.  Any way it goes,...

Scientists identify 'tipping points' of climate change

Blog entry by Kim Fry | February 7, 2008

One of the scariest aspects about climate change is all of the unknowns and "possible" scenarios that necessitate using the precautionary principle in a political world where even scientific certainty seems unable to drive significant...

French dont like GMOs

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | February 5, 2008

French consumers reject genetically engineered organisms on their plate according to a poll released today. Fully 77 percent of approve of the French government decision to the ban on GE crops grown in that country, despite dire...

Empty but dangerous promises

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | February 1, 2008

Monsanto is promising a new range of genetically engineered crops in coming years that will solve global warming, reduce the use of toxic pesticides and end hunger. Don’t count on it. Greenwashing is one of the favourite tactics of...

The Future of Food

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | January 31, 2008

Come to the Greenpeace office in Vancouver on Friday February 1st for the first of a monthly film series.  The Future of Food is showing at 6:30 at 1726 Commercial Drive at East 1st avenue.  Meet other GE free activists, and join...

Greenpeace takes on Abitibi-Consolidated

Blog entry by Richard B | July 25, 2007

I am sitting on a picnic bench in Dorchester Square in the heart of Montreal watching one of Greenpeace’s largest actions in our history in Quebec unfold. Today marks a new point in the fight to protect Canada’s Boreal Forest as we...

As the politicians start to arrive...

Blog entry by Activist | November 14, 2006

This is the week when the ministers come out. Even Kofi Annan is speaking tomrorrow. We've been running around after delegates to get them to participate in out photo event. We have a big poster where they can put their head in and we...

Solutions from the Kibera slum

Blog entry by Activist | November 13, 2006

The Kibera Youth Community Programme is implementing solar cooking and solar power projects as a self sustained youth employment strategy. They have tons of other projects and are quite possibly the most kindly people on earth. The...

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