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What is a green electronics product?

Feature story | March 12, 2008 at 18:00

The Sony Vaio TZ11 laptop, Sony Ericsson T650i mobile phone and Sony Ericsson P1i PDA have come out on top in our first survey of greener electronics products. Some products were more advanced than others, but there's definitely room for...

Organic Food Industry Fears GE Contamination (Reuters)

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | March 12, 2008 2 comments

Organic farmers across North America fear their livelihoods could be jeopardized by contamination by genetically engineered crops.  This morning’s Reuters article warns that GE contamination threatens to become even more widespread...

A bad day for Campbell

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | March 11, 2008 3 comments

You know its going to be a rough day when you wake up to find your office quarantined, and Greenpeace declares you to be a biohazard to the province.  Gordon Campbell, who spent much of the morning dodging questions about his lying ...

Liberals hide from Climate Vote

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | March 10, 2008 2 comments

Her Majesty’s Loyal Hop-position are running like rabbits from taking a position on environmental issues.  The federal Liberals hid from another vote today, this time criticising Stephen Harper’s dismal record on climate change.  Mind...

Gordon Campbell labelled a biohazard

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | March 10, 2008 1 comment

This morning, Greenpeace activists quarantined BC Premier, Gordon Campbell’s constituency office in Vancouver to protest his refusal to implement mandatory labelling of genetically engineered foods.  The activists hung banners that...

Gordon Campbell declared "biohazard" on first annual GE Free Day

Feature story | March 10, 2008 at 18:00

Gordon Campbell is a biohazard to British Columbia for his continual refusal to label genetically engineered products, says Greenpeace, which today organized the province's first annual GE Free Day

Anti-GE Films in Canada and Europe

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | March 10, 2008

What do Europeans know that Canadians don’t?  For one they know if their food contains genetically engineered ingredients, because they have mandatory GE labelling .  Now, Europeans are learning about The World According to Monsanto ...

Organic Potatoes

Image | March 6, 2008 at 16:33

Detail view of organic potatoes. Genetically engineered potatoes were grown and consumed in North America between 1996 and 2001 but disappeared from the market after several major food chains (including McDonald's, Wendy's, and Frito-Lay) refused...

Kaslo, BC: Thinking locally, acting globally

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | March 6, 2008 2 comments

Some of the biggest ideas come from small places.  The Village of Kaslo is a case in point.  The mountain community North of Nelson , British Columbia has enacted a food charter to promote local food and reduce greenhouse gas emissions...

GE Free Day

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | March 5, 2008 6 comments

Next week, March 11 is GE Free Day in BC.  Your chance to celebrate GE free food, fight corporate agriculture and tell the government you want GE food labelled.  Events planned for the day include a morning protest, an afternoon panel...

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