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Corporate Control

Topic | 22 July, 2011 at 10:28

Corporate Control of Agriculture

Herbicide tolerance and GM crops

Publication | 30 June, 2011 at 6:00

The widespread and increasingly intensive use of glyphosate in association with the use of GM (genetically modified) crops poses further risks to the environment and human health.

Monsanto: heading for disaster?

Feature story | 16 April, 2003 at 0:00

Monsanto, the company that gave us PCBs, Agent Orange, pesticides and beef growth hormones, is desperate to get us to plant their genetically engineered (GE) seeds, spray them with their herbicides and eat GE foods. Will they get away with it?

Mice! Forget about birth control - try GE maize instead!

Feature story | 11 November, 2008 at 0:00

Mice fed on genetically-engineered maize produce fewer offspring than those fed on natural foods, according to a new study published today by the Austrian government.

Grrrowd: How much justice can we crowdsource?

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 24 December, 2014

Take a crowd, add a Grrrowl, and what have you got? A Grrrowd. Think of it as a Kickstarter or Indiegogo for justice. Citizens band together to fund not just good causes, but good cases: legal action that can bring down polluting...

China says 'no' to genetically engineered rice

Feature story | 31 January, 2012 at 11:15

It took seven years, teams of young campaigners and hordes of devoted supporters, but September 2011 the Chinese government finally said it was suspending the commercialisation of genetically-engineered (GE) rice.

Letter to Monsanto

Publication | 19 November, 2002 at 0:00

Monsanto out of our food

Publication | 23 January, 2003 at 0:00

A Greenpeace International Briefing prepared for the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil, January 2003. Monsanto is the leading company responsible for contaminating the environment with genetically engineered crops. Its products accounted...

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...

Genetic engineering exposed

Publication | 15 September, 2006 at 14:27

Genes are the tiny building blocks that make up every living thing. Genetic engineering is when genes from plants, animals or bacteria are inserted into plants or animals in a laboratory to create new organisms that would not occur naturally. The...

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