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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Farmers can feed the world without technical fixes

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 1 April, 2010 1 comment

This is an editorial I wrote together with Friends of the Earth International Chair Nnimmo Bassey . It was first published as an OpEd in the Daily Monitor . Genetic engineering is a technology in search of a problem; a product in...

GE-Free Future Tour - Afternoon in Luxembourg

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 31 March, 2010

25 March: Special "sight"-seeing The GE-bus driving through the European countryside You could think we were collecting signatures, photos and videos all the time and had no possibility at all to get to the must-see parts of the...

GE-Free Future Tour - Morning wake up call in Luxembourg

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 31 March, 2010

25 March: First morning in Luxembourg Maurice proved to be really precise and phoned us not to oversleep. That was smart of him. I do not remember the breakfast very well, maybe because it was the usual intercontinental one You can...

GE FREE FUTURE - The European bus tour - Bob reports from the road

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 29 March, 2010

Our GE-free bus is currently on tour around Europe - calling for a moratorium on all genetically engineered produce in the EU in order to protect consumers, farmers and the environment. The GE Free Bus leaves Greenpeace...

Bayer punished in order to deter GE field trials

Blog entry by danielkramb | 16 March, 2010 2 comments

Greenpeace supporters and local farmers are harvesting the black rice variety of organic rice in Ratchaburi. © Greenpeace / Athit Perawongmetha Last week was a tough one for companies pedaling GE crops across the world. Monsanto ...

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