Greenpeace banner on the Rainbow Warrior during the WTO's 4th Ministerial Conference in Doha, Qatar.
Genetically engineered food by Bush & Co. E-card designed by Mark Fiore.
Greenpeace volunteers dressed as Uncle Sam dump GE maize on other volunteers representing consumers in straitjackets, suffocating their demand for the right to say no GE food.
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) promotes free trade for the
gain of private interests, over and above our health and the
environment. It is fatally flawed and is moving the world in the
wrong direction - away from peace, security and sustainability. By
stalling on issues that are crucial to poorer countries, the WTO
faces a crisis of legitimacy.
Greenpeace opposes the current form of globalisation that is
increasing corporate power.
We demand that the World Trade Organisation (WTO) adopts a
policy oftrade that truly works for all and that preserves and
We support global environmental standards. Trade must not
takepriority. Governments must work to achieve sustainable
development.This means integrating three things: environmental,
social and economicpriorities.
We campaign to bring the concerns of citizens all over the world
to the decision-makers at the WTO.
We are calling on consumers to join
us and demand a GE free world.
Just weeks after we uncovered US rice on supermarket shelves in Europe contained illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice, the scandal keeps growing with more illegal GE rice being discovered. In the latest blow for the GE industry, the world's...
Analysis of the Report in the ‘EC-Biotech’ Case:A step backwards for international environmental law, but not the end of GE restrictions
This study was conducted by Greenpeace to gain information on the presence of certain hazardous substances in a range of laptop computers, and to investigate testing methodologies for verifying their presence or absence. Five popular brands of...
Greenpeace International today sent the EU an open letter from Dr Moreno-Fierros that is addressed to all authorities worldwide regulating GE crops and food. Dr Moreno is the lead author of what may be the only peer-reviewed paper examining the...
Three independent scientists with expertise in the field of GE and health have issued a statement backing the health concerns raised by Greenpeace International.
The biggest names in electronics have just sat their first global exam on their green credentials. Ranked on their use of toxic chemicals and electronic waste (e-waste) policies only Dell and Nokia scraped a barely respectable score while Apple,...
Dell has become the latest company to promise to remove the worst toxic chemicals from it products, closely following the move of its rival HP. Both companies have been pressured by us to make their products greener and help tackle the growing...
This report shows the history of GE papaya contamination in Thailand. It has been two years since facts were made public that a research station under the Thai Government had illegally sold and distributed genetically engineered (GE) contaminated...
How government subsidies are destroying the oceans and forests and why the CBD rather than the WTO should stop this peverse use of public money.
Fishing for northern bluefin tuna is one of the most profitable fishing industries in the Mediterranean. However, today's mismanagement, boosted by purse seining fishing fleets and the fast development of tuna fattening ranches, threatens the...
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