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Genetically engineered papaya - unknown plant

Publication | 3 July, 2003 at 0:00

Genetic engineering is a crude and old fashioned technology. The mechanism by which genetically engineered (GE) papaya is resistant to Papaya Ringspot virus (PRSV) is not known. The environmental risks of GE papaya are difficult to define because...

Tougher EU GMO legislation

Feature story | 2 July, 2003 at 0:00

The European Parliament has adopted the world's toughest rules on the labelling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), despite intensified pressure from the US and the GE industry. The new rules bring great news for EU consumers, farmers and...

European Parliament paves the way for GMO-free Europe

Press release | 2 July, 2003 at 0:00

 

Precaution Before Profits - GE field trials put our environment, food and fields at risk

Publication | 2 July, 2003 at 0:00

Field trials of genetically engineered (GE) crops in Thailand threaten irreversible environmental harm, increasing the risk of GE contamination in our food and in our fields.

Patented papaya - Extending control over food & fields

Publication | 2 July, 2003 at 0:00

The European Union’s new labelling rules for food and feed - Implications for the...

Publication | 2 July, 2003 at 0:00

The European Union's new Regulation on genetically engineered (GE) food and feed together with the regulation on traceability were finally adopted on July 2nd 2003 by the European Parliament. These regulations will substantially change the rules...

Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders perform

Image | 1 July, 2003 at 1:00

Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders perform at the Viveros Gardens during their world tour to present their new album 'Loose screw'. A huge banner above the stage reads 'Save the ancient forests' in Spanish and English in support of Greenpeace and...

Greenpeace activists enter the Veneta Legnami

Image | 30 June, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists enter the Veneta Legnami sawmill in the city of Carbonera, Northern Italy.

Greenpeace protests sawmill processing African rainforest destruction

Press release | 30 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today entered the "Veneta Legnami" sawmill in the city of Carbonera, Northern Italy. The environmentalists are protesting the processing of large amounts of timber the rainforests of the Congo Basin in Central Africa by that...

Governments worldwide require labelling and regulation of GMOs

Publication | 30 June, 2003 at 0:00

A partial review of legislative action being taken by governments world-wide to identify and halt genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

PVC-Free Future: A Review of Restrictions and PVC free Policies Worldwide

Publication | 30 June, 2003 at 0:00

This report lists initiatives to phase out or restrict PVC and chlorine that have been taken by national and local governments, other organisations, and companies. It also outlines international political agreements on chemicals used in PVC or...

A resident of Al Wadiyah carries home a clean

Image | 28 June, 2003 at 1:00

A resident of Al Wadiyah carries home a clean water barrel which Greenpeace activists exchanged for radioactive ones.

Children from Al Wadiyah carry home clean

Image | 28 June, 2003 at 1:00

Children from Al Wadiyah carry home clean water barrels which Greenpeace activists exchanged for radioactive ones.

Radioactive barrel swap in Iraq

Feature story | 28 June, 2003 at 0:00

For many local people, the need for water storage overrides the unseen threat of radioactivity. We took clean water containers into the communities around the Tuwaitha nuclear facility near Baghdad and encouraged people to swap them for their...

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