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Genetically engineered food by Bush & Co. E-card designed by Mark Fiore.

Take Action

Here are just a few things you can do to protest the WTO's prioritisation of corporate profits over the health of our planet and its people.

Spread the word

The US and corporations behind genetically engineered food are using the World Trade Organisation to tell the world what to eat and where to buy it from.

Flash animation celebrity Mark Fiore has designed this humourous e-card for us to protest corporate attempts to take over our food chain.

Send it to your friends and spread the word to help stop the corporate takeover of our food!

Take part in the cyberaction to Canada and Argentina

You can help stop the WTO attack on the rights of farmers, consumers and the environment.

Act now to support the global movement for the right to say no to genetically modified organisms (GMOs)!

Tell Canada and Argentina to stop supporting the US war on biosafety.

How does the WTO affect you?

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More action:

Make Trade Fair

Visit Oxfam's Make Trade Fair website. There you can take a whole variety of great actions. Just a couple of examples…

Join the Big Noise - join over one million people calling for decision-makers to make trade fair, who have already signed up to this petition and help make it the biggest petition ever.

Stirring up the coffee giants - The four big coffee companies - Nestlé, Kraft, Procter & Gamble and Sara Lee - make big profits while coffee farmers are receiving the lowest prices in 100 years. E-mail Nestlé, Kraft and Sara Lee and demand they follow P&G's lead by offering Fair Trade coffee.

Friends of the Earth UK

Join Friends of the Earth's cyberaction against the latest Bush government-led attempt to bulldoze other countries' rights to reject GMOs.

The latest updates

 

Sodruzhestvo GE free company statement

Publication | 23 November, 2006 at 9:49

Sodruzhestvo, the biggest soya importer in Russia, which supplies 70% of all soya used in the Russian food and feed industry, has stated that it will turn its new factory currently under construction in Kaliningrad into a GE free zone.

Deadly Subsidies

Publication | 31 May, 2006 at 0:00

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.

Joint Declaration on Implementing Urgent Global Solutions

Publication | 11 December, 2005 at 0:00

Shipbreaking yards provide the last resting place for End of Life Ships. At these yards, ships are scrapped, primarily for their steel content. Ship scrapping, often referred to as ’shipbreaking’, provides employment to thousands of workers in...

WTO Hong Kong 2005 Position

Publication | 2 December, 2005 at 0:00

The 6th WTO Ministerial Conference is set to take place in Hong Kong, China from the 13th to 18th of December 2005. After the collapse of the last Ministerial meeting in Cancun in 2003, governments aim to ensure at Hong Kong, that the “Doha...

The NAMA Drama

Publication | 2 December, 2005 at 0:00

Improved market access at the cost of the environment: the environmental risks of the NAMA negotiations. The liberalization of markets driven by the World Trade Organization (WTO) makes it difficult at both the national and international levels...

Is the WTO the only way?

Publication | 2 December, 2005 at 0:00

This briefing paper addresses the need to secure a safe political and legal space for the environment and outlines a number of alternative approaches, which would enable governments to move the current negotiations on the relationship between...

Trading away our last ancient forests

Publication | 2 December, 2005 at 0:00

The threats to forests from trade liberalization under the WTOVast tracts of ancient forest around the world stand on the brink of extinction. 10 million hectares are vanishing every year, or a soccer pitch every two seconds. This updated study...

Where are the Pacific tuna?

Feature story | 30 August, 2004 at 0:00

We thought the Western and Central Pacific tuna fishery was the last healthy tuna fishery in the world. Despite concerns about over-fishing due to the rapid expansion of the industrial fleets, the conventional wisdom was that the fishery was...

Maize Under Threat - GE Maize Contamination in Mexico

Publication | 18 August, 2003 at 0:00

Hands Off Our Maize Briefing Package.

Monsanto's seeds of destruction

Feature story | 18 August, 2003 at 0:00

Mexicans are being forced to swallow Monsanto's seeds of destruction, while back in the US, Monsanto is not allowed to grow its genetically engineered (GE) cotton for fear of GE contamination. To expose this double standard our activists blocked...

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