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  • The fake promises of GE crops

    Blogpost by Janet Cotter - June 22, 2013 at 16:06

    Ear of Corn in USA

    There's been a lot of 'noise' recently about how genetically engineered (GE) crops can help "feed the world", and that they can help agriculture in a climate-affected world. But are these promises real or just hype?

    If we look at recent studies... Read more >

  • A friendlier take on activism

    Blogpost by Johanna Fernandez - June 10, 2013 at 11:36 2 comments

    It’s been a week since Kumi Naidoo’s visit to Manila, but the “Kumi fever,” as a colleague calls it, has all but died down. During his brief stay, everybody in the Greenpeace Philippines office ached to shake hands, if not take a snapshot with the Int... Read more >

  • Planet Earth is planet ocean

    Blogpost by Vince Cinches - June 8, 2013 at 13:16

    Sunset in Pilar, SorsogonSeen from space the Earth is covered in a blue mantle.

    Planet Earth is planet ocean as it engulfs the enormously deep and endless frontier of our planet.

    Without the global ocean there would be no life on Earth.

    As a staggering 80 percent of all th... Read more >

  • Russian Komi Indigenous community members clean up oil spilled in the Kolva River in the Komi Republic in Northern Russia.

    On May 26, oil began flowing down the Kolva River through Komi Indigenous land in Northern Russia. For a week now the oil has been coating the river and building up on the banks, with no reaction from Rusvietpetro, the joint venture company of V... Read more >

  • solidarity | empathy

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - June 3, 2013 at 11:12

    The first time I have gotten news of the protests are being been held in Turkey was on the afternoon of May 28 while I was in a Skype meeting with a colleague from Greenpeace Turkey who after a few minutes asked permission to excuse himself from the... Read more >

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