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GE Canola Field Action in Australia

Image | March 16, 2008 at 16:27

A giant 20m x30m banner in a genetically engineered (GE) canola field reads "GE canola knows no borders", displayed by activists after the New South Wales government officially announced that it would join Victoria in commercially growing GE canola.

Sick cattle: tortured, 'waterboarded', shocked and fed to humans

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | March 13, 2008 5 comments

I am feeling woozy and wobbly on my feet. The case of downer cows entering the US food chain is an indictment against industrial livestock production.  Canada needs to safeguard consumers, farmers and the environment from this and...

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

Taking Tuna Out of the Can

Publication | March 10, 2008 at 18:00

Global tuna stocks are in big trouble. Tuna is one of the world’s favourite fish, the staple protein in the diet of millions, and the fish at the core of the luxury sashimi market. Today, there is the real possibility that commercial extinction...

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 ...

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