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'Golden' rice is a technical failure standing in way of real solutions for vitamin A...

Press release | 17 March, 2005 at 0:00

Five years after the hype on the so called 'Golden' rice started, Greenpeace claims that this project is a technical failure, not suited to overcome malnutrition and worse, is drawing funding and attention away from the real solutions to combat...

Greenpeace prevents soya from Amazon rainforest destruction entering Europe

Press release | 7 April, 2006 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists prevented a ship loaded with Amazon soya docking in the port of Amsterdam this morning. The soya comes direct from the heart of the Amazon rainforest, which is being illegally destroyed at an alarming rate to grow soya for...

Forest Stewardship Council wins award for leading role in forest management

Press release | 15 December, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace congratulated the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for winning the prestigious 'Alcan Prize for Sustainability' today (1). The FSC was awarded one million USD for the contribution it has made towards improving forest management around...

Greenpeace reveals Biotech giant Monsanto application for global pig patent

Press release | 2 August, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace researchers have uncovered patent application from the biotech giant Monsanto which, if granted, would give the company world-wide control over breeding of pigs and their off spring. Greenpeace warns that Monsanto's aggressive patent...

Life in the Amazon

Background | 2 May, 2006 at 14:00

The Amazon is one of the richest areas of the world in animal and plant diversity. There can be more plant species in one hectare of Amazon rainforest than there are in all of Europe.

Nature: A System of Systems

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 22 August, 2012 19 comments

"The major problems in the world are the result of the difference between how nature works and the way people think." — Gregory Bateson, An Ecology of Mind . Piecemeal ecology does not work. Forty years have passed since the...

US FBI arrests peaceful protesters and freelance photographer

Press release | 13 April, 2002 at 0:00

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