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  • Food sovereignty, GMOs and the BRAI bill

    Blogpost by Ananya Mehta - August 22, 2013 at 18:51

    Understanding the history of GM crops in India, why the BRAI (The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India) Bill fails and its current status and petition. Read more >

    Various organisations including Greenpeace India launched a nation-wide campaign on June 25 demanding that the BRAI Bill, 2013, be withdrawn immediatelyVarious organisations including Greenpeace India launched a nation-wide campaign on June 25...
  • The Government’s agenda to promote GM crops will be pernicious for India

    Blogpost by Aruna Rodrigues - August 19, 2013 at 17:41

    Agendas, of course, are immune from science or to facts

    A protest against the BRAI bill and MonsantoA protest on August 8, 2013 in Delhi against the BRAI bill and Monsanto. © Karan Vaid/Greenpeace

    The final report of the Supreme Court-appointed Technical Expert Committee (TEC) was released la... Read more >

  • Monsanto crop circle

    In March, US President Barack Obama signed the HR 933 continuing resolution -- popularly called 'Monsanto Protection Act'—that effectively divests the federal courts of their constitutional power to stop the planting or sale of genetically modified ... Read more >

  • Street plays say NO to GM food and BRAI bill

    Blogpost by Sankalp Bhardwaj - August 5, 2013 at 18:47
    Street play at Delhi UniversityPhoto © Deb Kumar Chattopadhyay

    I recently heard about Greenpeace India's campaign against Genetically Modified (GM) food and decided to participate. I had researched GM foods earlier as well and I knew how bad it was for our health. In fact, I thoug... Read more >

  • Junglistan at school

    Blogpost by Shashwat Srivastava - July 26, 2013 at 17:34
    school children in a school in Noida Photo © Druhi Dasgupta

    I wanted to use my past experience and knowledge in a meaningful way and that is the main reason I joined Greenpeace as a Green Warrior volunteer. The knowledge and encouragement rendered at each step by Druhi Dasgupta, the Gre... Read more >

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