2013 Food & Agriculture Feature Stories

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Chinese supermarkets are selling homegrown

Image | 2009-04-20 at 8:00

Chinese supermarkets are selling homegrown GE papayas.

Pesticides are like poison on your plate

Image | 2009-04-09 at 14:52

Pesticides are like poison on your plate.

Pesticides: not your problem?

Feature Story | 2009-04-09 at 8:00

Hungry? Well, you won’t be after you watch our video below on pesticide use in China or hear about our latest research which puts big name supermarkets to shame.

Our polar bear wallpapers list out which

Image | 2009-01-15 at 10:00

Our polar bear wallpapers list out which brands of snack foods and drinks have said no to GE and those which haven't.

China's dead lakes

Feature Story | 2009-01-09 at 10:00

In the summer of 2007 a thick toxic blanket of blue-green algae covered Lake Tai (Taihu) in Jiangsu province. The government earmarked billions of renminbi to clean it up but next year the same thing happened again. What is going wrong?

Tai Lake in summer 2007 was covered in a fetid algal bloom. Despite government...

Image | 2009-01-08 at 14:26

Tai Lake in summer 2007 was covered in a fetid algal bloom. Despite government efforts the same happened in 2008.

The stench from the blue-green algae pollution is intense. This is Cao Lake in Anhui...

Image | 2009-01-08 at 13:52

The stench from the blue-green algae pollution is intense. This is Cao Lake in Anhui province, June 2008

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

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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.

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