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Hub | August 6, 2013 at 17:00

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Golden Rice

Page | March 1, 2013 at 21:00

The so-called ‘Golden’ rice is a genetically engineered (GE) rice variety that has been developed by industry to produce pro-vitamin A (beta-carotene). Its proponents have hyped GE ‘Golden’ rice as a high-tech, quick-fix solution to vitamin A...

Palm Oil Manifesto Companies Urged to Apply Strong HCS Standards

Press release | September 19, 2014 at 16:21

Greenpeace notes the announcement by Sime Darby, IOI, KLK, Musim Mas and Asian Agri that they intend to temporarily halt clearance of potential High Carbon Stock forests while a HCS study commissioned by their Sustainable Palm Oil Manifesto*...

Greenpeace Notes RGE Pledge, Regrets Missed Opportunity to End Deforestation

Press release | September 23, 2014 at 13:19

New Palm Oil Sustainability Policy Won’t Halt Forest Clearing by Pulp and Paper arms of RGE

GE-free rice policy: a celebration for farmers and consumers in Southeast Asia!

Feature story | June 2, 2011 at 10:00

This week is Thai Rice and Farmers’ week and we’re celebrating a little known and un-publicized Thai agricultural policy that protects Thai rice from the risks of genetically-modified organisms. Because of the policy, farmers and consumers –...

Golden Rice a distraction to solving Vitamin A deficiency

Feature story | November 9, 2010 at 14:49

So called ‘golden’ rice will not help in the fight against vitamin A deficiency (VAD) according to a report released by Greenpeace at the International Rice Congress today. The report documents successful measures taken to minimise the impact of...

Greenpeace report reveals scientific doubt on safety of Bt eggplant

Feature story | February 24, 2011 at 16:30

Greenpeace today released a technical report that casts scientific doubts on the safety of Bt eggplant (locally known as talong), and called upon the President to intervene and immediately ban further field trials of all Bt eggplant crops in the...

Greenpeace moves to decontaminate Bt eggplant field trial site in the Philippines

Feature story | February 17, 2011 at 11:07

Bay, Laguna, Philippines - A Greenpeace decontamination unit today removed genetically-engineered Bt eggplant, locally known as ‘Talong’, from a field trial site in Barangay Paciano Rizal in Bay, Laguna, and sealed the experimental food crop in...

Greenpeace Mourners Mark Death of Indonesia’s Peatlands

Press release | September 16, 2014 at 9:13

Greenpeace mourners on Monday (15/09/14) placed funeral wreaths on burned peatland in Riau province, highlighting an ongoing crisis and urging president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to secure his “green” legacy by ensuring real peatland protection.

Steering Group Established to Oversee the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach for...

Press release | September 16, 2014 at 18:30

A group of leading plantation companies with commitments to eliminate deforestation from their supply chains, NGOs and technical support organisations met on 25th and 26th August in Singapore to establish a governance and standardisation body for...

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