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Monsanto retreat continues - GE canola dropped in Australia

Press release | 12 May, 2004 at 0:00

According to the Grains Council of Australia, Monsanto is about to announce that the controversial agritech company will shelve plans to introduce GE canola in Australia. The news comes just one day after Monsanto announced it would delay their...

Greenpeace blocks GE soya offloading in Italy

Press release | 12 May, 2004 at 0:00

60 hours after boarding the Panama-registered bulk carrier, Keoyang Majesty, which is carrying 40,000 thousands tons of Argentinean Genetically Engineered (GE) Soya, 18 activists from the Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, are now blocking the GE...

50 Greenpeace activists expose use of wood from illegal-timber traders at EU building...

Press release | 11 May, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace International today declared the Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) and Berlaymont buildings in Brussels as "Forest Crime Scenes" after undercover investigations showed that wood used in their renovation originates from companies...

Greenpeace Biosafety Inspectors investigate Soya processing plant

Press release | 11 May, 2004 at 0:00

25 Greenpeace activists initiated an inspection today at Bunge soya processing plant in Passo Fundo, in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. Most of the GE soya planted in Brazil is in the region of Rio Grande do Sul. Passo Fundo is located...

Greenpeace holds GE soya importers responsible for their actions

Press release | 10 May, 2004 at 0:00

Seventy Greenpeace activists this morning uncovered thousands of tonnes of Genetically Engineered (GE) soya in warehouses in the Italian port of Ravenna. Recent samples taken from one of the warehouses have proven to be GE positive. Activists...

Monsanto Drops Genetically Engineered Wheat

Press release | 10 May, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today declared victory for the environment with the announcement by Monsanto that they would suspend further development or open field trials of its genetically engineered, Roundup Ready wheat. Since 2001, a diverse body of groups,...

GE soya imports to Italy exposed reject as part of Greenpeace global action against GMOs

Press release | 9 May, 2004 at 0:00

The Greenpeace ship "Esperanza" this morning intercepted the Panama-registered bulk carrier, Keoyang Majesty, carrying 40,000 thousands tonnes of Argentinean Genetically Engineered (GE) soya to demand an end to the massive contamination of the...

Greenpeace condemns whale hunts

Press release | 7 May, 2004 at 0:00

Despite public condemnation Japanese and Norwegian whaling fleets will set sail next week for their annual hunt. "The justification surrounding the whale hunt is based on deceit and shows a total disregard for scientific fact," said John Frizell...

Greenpeace launches diplomatic initiative to ban bomb making material

Press release | 4 May, 2004 at 0:00

At a press conference in the United Nations today, Greenpeace launched a Treaty for a complete ban on material capable of being used for nuclear weapons. As a consequence of the failure of nuclear-armed states to disarm and stop the production,...

Greenpeace stops Argentinian GE shipment to Brazilian port

Press release | 3 May, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists from the Arctic Sunrise prevented the ship "Global Wind" entering the port of Paranagua. A Greenpeace activist chained himself to the anchor chain of "Global Wind", labelling the ship with a banner saying "GE". The "Global...

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