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The fake promises of GE crops

Blog entry by Janet Cotter | 21 June, 2013 5 comments

There's been a lot of 'noise' recently about how genetically engineered (GE) crops can help "feed the world", and that they can help agriculture in a climate-affected world. But are these promises real or just hype? If we look at...

Farmers at losing end of GE industry

Feature story | 17 September, 2002 at 0:00

Farmers, consumers, even people in developing countries are under intense pressure to accept genetic engineering as an improvement on nature. But a new report documenting 10 years of experience by North American farmers shows that virtually every...

Seeds of doubt: North American farmers' experiences of GM crops

Publication | 18 September, 2002 at 0:00

A UK-based Soil Association report compiles all the latest data on economic and other costs to North American farmers of using GM crops.

Your name: signed, designed and delivered!

Blog entry by LisaV | 9 December, 2010 16 comments

This morning, in the middle of Brussels at the EU Commission, over one million signatures calling for a moratorium on genetically modified (GM) crops were delivered by Avaaz and Greenpeace to the Commissioner of Health and Consumer...

Over a million EU citizens finally have their say on GM crops

Blog entry by Myrto Pispini | 9 December, 2010 24 comments

The first ever European Citizens’ Initiative is handed over to John Dali - EU Commissioner of Health and Consumer Policy. Over a million signatures surround the 380-square-metre piece of 3D pavement art. Can you imagine how it feels...

Genetically engineered crops cannot be segragated

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 1:00

Genetically engineered crops cannot be segragated from their natural forebears in the wild.

Wind turbine crop circle

Image | 5 October, 2007 at 18:00

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