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Greenpeace hinders BASF from planting risky gm-potato

Blog entry by Oscar S | June 9, 2011 1 comment

Our activists in Sweden are keeping up the fight against genetic contamination. Two weeks ago they blocked the warehouse of the chemical company BASF holding its genetically modified (GM) Amflora potato. This morning we stopped a...

Activist in Sweden continue to fight against the Amflora potato

Blog entry by Jess Miller | May 26, 2011 2 comments

Our activists in Sweden are still at it, working tirelessly as seed season approaches to stop the planting of the Amflora GM potato. Last week, we told you about the blockade and occupation of the potato warehouse and the arrest of...

Activists blocking warehouse in Sweden arrested

Blog entry by Jess Miller | May 24, 2011

The activists occupying a warehouse storing GMO potatoes for planting in Sweden have been arrested, taken into custody and released today. The activists spent 6 days in a blockade to hinder the German chemical company BASF from...

April 13: A GE hot potato

Blog entry by Almudena | April 13, 2010

Greenpeace activists close Europe's biggest depot for GMO (genetically modified organism) potatoes in 'Gut Buetow', Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany . There are alternatives to GE crops. But The European Commission seems to think that...

Greenpeace block GMO potato warehouse

Image | May 19, 2011 at 14:52

19 May 2011 - Sweden. It’s potato planting time again in the north of Sweden where activists are occupying BASF’s potato warehouse and are blocking the exit in order to hinder the German chemical company from planting the risky GMO potato...

March 4: US will push for ban on overfished bluefin tuna

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | March 4, 2010 1 comment

This is part of a trial series Greenpeace activists hold banners reading "Ban Bluefin Tuna Trade" during a protest to demand immediate action to protect the endangered Mediterranean bluefin tuna from commercial extinction. The...

March 5: Exit Glacier in Alaska melting quicker as temperatures rise

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | March 5, 2010 1 comment

This is part of a trial series Glacier melt - proof of climate change Exit Glacier in Alaska is said to be steadily melting, shrinking two miles over the past 200 years as it tries to strike a new balance with rising...

March 12: Bulgaria blocks GE, Monsanto under pressure; EU companies in CO2 trading scam

Blog entry by mwilson | March 12, 2010

Greenpeace activists protest against GE in front of EU-parliament. © Greenpeace / Eric de Mildt In Bulgaria the parliament has voted to ban GE crop cultivation . The decision comes as opposition grows to the EU Commission's "quiet"...

March 10: Opposition in EU to GE-potato; China, India ratify Copenhagen Accord

Blog entry by mwilson | March 10, 2010 3 comments

Greenpeace has called for a renewed moratorium ("GE-Free!") in Switzerland on GE crops. © Greenpeace. Following the "quiet" introduction of genetically-engineered potato in the EU Commission (BASF's Amflora), more opposition has...

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