I Know Who Grew It

Ecological Farming and Food campaign

Greenpeace is campaigning for agriculture that is good for the planet and people. Healthy food grown with the environment — not against it. Farming that helps cope with climate change.

Quick facts about agriculture:

  • 6 Big Ag giants control nearly 70 percent of the world's seed market, much of which has been genetically-modified so they can reap profits on every seed they sell.

  • 4 global corporations control 75% of all global grain trade.

  • Top 10 global food processing companies control 26% of the global food markets.

  • Animal livestock (beef, chicken, etc.) -- mostly grown on industrial factory farms -- is responsible for 18 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, more than the combined exhaust of all motor vehicles worldwide.

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Food Security and Climate Change: The Answer is Biodiversity

Publication | 1 July, 2008 at 0:00

Climate change will profoundly affect agriculture worldwide.Food security in many countries is under threat from unpredictable changes in rainfall and more frequent extremeweather. Farmers in poorer countries with harsh climateconditions will...

IAASTD Briefing

Publication | 14 April, 2008 at 0:00

Millions of people are facing food shortages, unaffordable food prices and in many cases, hunger. Global grainreserves are declining, and grain prices are skyrocketing. There are many underlying factors for the current crisis,from bad harvests...

Living banner by Swiss activists against GE crops

Image | 16 March, 2008 at 16:59

Swiss activists "sow-the-future" in a protest against GE crops. They created a living banner that read "GE Free".

Monsanto's 7 Deadly Sins

Publication | 10 March, 2008 at 0:00

Apart from the scientific, environmental and health concerns around the growing and consumption of GE crops, agro-chemical companies like Monsanto conceal the truth about the benefits to farmers and consumers. Here we will deconstruct Monsanto’s...

GM Contamination Register Report 2007

Publication | 28 February, 2008 at 8:55

This is the third annual report from the online GM Contamination Register, which reviews reported cases of contamination and illegal plantings and releases of GM (genetically modified) organisms.

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