In preparation of this week's Environment and Energy Councils held in Luxembourg this briefing lists some of the issues Greenpeace is concerned about.
Following the European Commission’s orientation debate on GMOs which was held on May
7th, Commissioner Vassiliou (DG Health) has been asked to put forward technical proposals
on “zero tolerance” and “asynchronous approvals” by the summer...
The ecosystem approach is vital if we are to ensure the health of our oceans for future generations.
The world's oceans, once thought to contain inexhaustible resources, are under increasing threat. In recent years, scientific study after scientific study has pointed to the fact that human activities and fishing in particular have been putting...
Companies that develop and sell genetically
engineered seeds say that everyone – from rich to
poor; farmer, consumer or industrialist – benefits
from their crops.
A brief look beyond the hype and promotional
brochures would tell a different...
This fact sheet shows the environmental and health effects of GMOs.
This fact sheet looks beyond the facts and figures presented every year by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), an organisation funded by the genetic
There exists a fundamental problem in the process
by which GMOs are assessed for safety and
authorisation in Europe.
Scientific opinions provided by a single organisation,
the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), are
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