2013 Food & Agriculture Feature Stories

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The use of chemical fertilisers is causing

Image | 2009-01-08 at 10:00

The use of chemical fertilisers is causing a fetid blanket of algae covering huge areas of China's lakes.

Wildlife at Chao Lake in Anhui province covered in the blue-green algae sludge, June 2008

Image | 2009-01-08 at 10:00

Wildlife at Chao Lake in Anhui province covered in the blue-green algae sludge, June 2008

Blue-green algal bloom in Chao Lake in Anhui province. June 2008.

Image | 2009-01-08 at 10:00

Blue-green algal bloom in Chao Lake in Anhui province. June 2008.

GE food that really takes the biscuit

Feature Story | 2008-11-26 at 18:34

There’s a type of snack food in China called “Delicious,” but look closely at the ingredients and it’s not as delicious as you might think.

These wholewheat biscuits from Fujian Dali

Image | 2008-11-26 at 17:36

These wholewheat biscuits from Fujian Dali Food aren't as healthy as you'd think. GE soy is listed in the ingredients.

No need for condoms – GE corn can do the job

Feature Story | 2008-11-12 at 18:09

New research from Austria shows that a commercial strain of Monsanto-made GE corn causes mice to have fewer and weaker babies. What is this doing to human fertility?

GE corn: birth control the Monsanto way!

Image | 2008-11-12 at 17:47

GE corn: birth control the Monsanto way!

Duck

Image | 2008-10-20 at 19:54

Duck-rice farming beats GE rice hands down when it comes to guaranteeing food security.

GE rice: not all it’s quacked up to be

Feature Story | 2008-10-20 at 9:00

Farmers across Asia are taking to bird-rice farming like a duck to water. It's not such a bird-brained idea. In fact the duck-rice farming method beats GE rice hands down when it comes to guaranteeing food security. Greenpeace tells you why.

Greenpeace finds again snacks containing

Image | 2008-07-06 at 9:00

Greenpeace finds again snacks containing genetically modified ingredients, which shows the government’s delaying policy to implement mandatory GE labelling is undermining Hong Kong consumers” right to know.

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