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  • Daily News: On GE crops, tars sands & tissues

    Blogpost by JulietteH - 29 April, 2010 at 15:22

    This entry was originally posted on April 20th by Daniel, but due to our websiote migration appears top be from a different date and a different author.

    Today in Brussels: Greenpeace billboards of European Health Commissioner John Dalli and Preside... Read more >

  • Aboard the Rainbow Warrior

    Blogpost by JulietteH - 29 April, 2010 at 15:15

    This blog was originally posted by Laura on April 19, but due to our website migration appears to be from a different date by a different author.


    Italian photographer Giulio di Sturco was on board the Rainbow Warrior in the Mediterranean to witnes... Read more >

  • This blog entry was orginally posted by Daniel on April 19, but due to our new website migration, the date and author are incorrect.


    A huge screen on a truck displays Twitter messages in front of the Nestle headquarters in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

    A huge screen on a truck displays Twitter messages in front of the Nestle headquarters in Frankfurt/Main, Germa... Read more >

  • The IWC disappoints

    Greenpeace activists set up a whale graveyard in front of the Executive Wing of the New Zealand Parliament Buildings, known as the Beehive. The protest is a reaction to further details released today from the IWC proposal which ... Read more >

  • Rally for a GE-free future

    Blogpost by Juliette - 18 April, 2010 at 12:45

    On April 17th, 15,000 people gathered in the center of Madrid, calling the Spanish government which currently holds the EU Presidency for a GE-free future. This event marked the end of our GE-free future bus tour in the EU. Over the last few weeks, th... Read more >

  • April 16: In case Nestle forgets…

    Blogpost by Almudena - 16 April, 2010 at 13:33


    Greenpeace protest inside Nestlé AGM

    Yesterday Greenpeace activists left a 'reminder' above the heads of those attending the Nestle shareholders meeting in the western city of Lausanne (Switzerland). Activists dropped from the ceiling of the assembly h... Read more >

  • GE-Free Future Tour - Spain

    Blogpost by Teresa Belkow - 16 April, 2010 at 12:50

    An entry by GE-free future bus crew member Jonas Hulsens

    After the crossing of the Mediterranean Pyrenees iwe arrived in Spain, with 76.000 hectares the only European country that grows Monsanto's GE maize MON810 on a significant scale. The road to Mad... Read more >

  • GE-Free Future Tour - Danish Environment Minister wants national GE potato ban

    Blogpost by Teresa Belkow - 16 April, 2010 at 11:52

    "Denmark will introduce a national ban on the BASF GE potato Amflora". This was what the Danish minister of environment, Karen Ellemann, told media and public yesterday when they gathered at a Greenpeace rally to eat GE-free organic potato soup outsid... Read more >

  • April 15: A nuclear mistake

    Blogpost by Almudena - 15 April, 2010 at 14:23


    Nuclear Action in Sweden. Barrels marked with the nuclear waste symbol.

    Japanese electronic giant Toshiba is developing mini nuclear reactors which could be buried underground (with the idea of providing safer energy). The reactors are only two met... Read more >

  • GE-free tour - Field Party in Germany

    Blogpost by Teresa Belkow - 14 April, 2010 at 16:55 1 comment

    Activists plant 'good' potatoes

    Our 20 acitivists planted 450 kg of the alternative starch potatoes Henriette and Eliane from Avebe on 1,5 ha. The whole field acreage for cultivation of Amflora is 20ha.

    It is the only field in Germany where Amflora is i... Read more >

  • April 14: Politics decides nuclear waste site

    Blogpost by Almudena - 14 April, 2010 at 14:31

    Politics decides nuclear waste site


    Greenpeace activists in Dannenberg, close to Gorleben.

    Greenpeace presented yesterday a document of government files on the Internet revealing that the site of nuclear waste disposal at Gorleben, Germany, was chosen ... Read more >

  • GE-Free Future Tour - France, Perpignan

    Blogpost by Teresa Belkow - 13 April, 2010 at 17:14

    This is a post by Jonas Hulsens, Sustainable Agriculture Campaigner from Belgium who is on our GE-free bus tour of Europe

    This morning, standing on the balcony of our hotel room, the peaceful view on the snow-covered slopes of Mount Canigou in early ... Read more >

  • Volunteers: the soul of Greenpeace

    Blogpost by Brian Fitzgerald - 13 April, 2010 at 15:12

    Here's a post from Dietlind Lerner, one of our Communications Managers:

    One of the best things about my job at Greenpeace International is getting to work on communications with our new International Executive Kumi Naidoo. Kumi is a natural leader wh... Read more >

  • April 13: A GE hot potato

    Blogpost by Almudena - 13 April, 2010 at 14:04


    Greenpeace activists close Europe's biggest depot for GMO (genetically modified organism) potatoes in 'Gut Buetow', Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

    There are alternatives to GE crops. But The European Commission seems to think that the first statement... Read more >

  • GE-free tour extends to Germany and Sweden

    Blogpost by Teresa Belkow - 13 April, 2010 at 12:40

    Greenpeace activists close down GE potato depot


    12/04/2010 The banner reads, 'EU GE Potato Depot Closed' There is 360 tons of GMO potato Amflora stored waiting for transportation to the Czech republic.

    As the GE Free Bus is on its way to Spain, other Gr... Read more >

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