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Chinese people say "NO" to GE rice

Feature Story | 2011-02-23 at 18:23

“We don’t want GE rice!” is the clear message that has rung loud and clear in China. Here at the Greenpeace office in Beijing, we have been getting more and more calls and emails from parents, housewives, college students, seed sellers, and even...

A farmer and her child scatters nitrogen

Image | 2010-08-25 at 14:39

A farmer and her child scatters nitrogen fertilizer in a rice paddy

Farmer applying nitrogen fertilizers

Image | 2010-08-25 at 12:40

Farmer applying nitrogen fertilizers

The Real Cost of Nitrogen Fertilizer (Summary)

Publication | 2010-08-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace has invited Professor Wen Tiejun and his team from the Renmin University’s School of Agriculture and Rural Area Development to present an analysis of China’s chemical fertilizer industry, nitrogen fertilizer use, its impacts, and...

Illegal GE rice found to contaminate the

Image | 2010-08-04 at 17:40

Illegal GE rice found to contaminate the state grain reserves of Hubei province

Greenpeace China gets action on food safety

Feature Story | 2010-04-29 at 19:04

We’ve done it. After months and months of lobbying, Greenpeace China has got some big supermarkets in China to make some key promises on food safety. Let’s see what we’ve done.

Supermarkets in China need to stop selling

Image | 2010-04-29 at 18:02

Supermarkets in China need to stop selling fruit and vegetables with dangerous pesticide residues. Greenpeace makes a guide to show the best ones.

China sells illegal GE rice seeds

Feature Story | 2010-04-15 at 8:00

Greenpeace China has discovered that genetically-engineered (GE) rice seeds are being sold illegally in Hunan and Hubei, China’s largest rice producers. As it is rice planting season now this has massive implications for the safety of Chinese...

China Environment Ministry lacks bite after 2 years

Feature Story | 2010-03-29 at 16:02

It's amazing to think that just two years ago China didn't even have an environmental body at ministerial level. Here’s what Greenpeace thinks of the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), which marked its second birthday over the weekend.

China okays GE rice, doesn’t tell public

Feature Story | 2010-03-26 at 10:00

Greenpeace is still reeling from a shocking fax it was sent yesterday. China has been keeping secret that more than a year ago it essentially approved genetically-engineered rice and corn.

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