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Rice

Page | February 15, 2007 at 17:44

Rice has been part of our staple diet around the world for over 10,000 years, it is cultivated in 113 countries - in China alone there are 75,000 varieties. Rice production accounts for 11 percent of the world's arable land, or 500 million...

Mindanao groups say ‘Yes’ to Ecological Agriculture

Press release | September 18, 2014 at 14:17

Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines— Today, various groups have expressed their full support to a new Greenpeace initiative that aims to promote and strengthen Ecological Agriculture in the Philippines. Representatives from the local government,...

Golden Illusion

Publication | October 17, 2013 at 23:53

GE ‘Golden’ rice is a genetically engineered (GE, also called genetically modified, GM) rice variety developed by the biotech industry to produce pro-vitamin A (beta-carotene). Proponents portray GE ‘Golden’ rice as a technical, quick-fix solut...

GE Imports

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:33

GE Food

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:33

Say no to genetic engineering

Hub | April 5, 2006 at 11:07

Ministry of Agriculture revives GE-contamination threat in Thailand

Press release | May 15, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace today cautioned Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) against moves by the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) to lift the existing ban on open field trials of genetically modified organisms in the country. The environmental group...

Seed contamination

Page | October 29, 2004 at 21:58

Proposed amendments to European Union (EU) Seed Directives specify allowable limits for GMO (genetically modified organism) contamination of seeds. However, Greenpeace asserts that any detectable GMO contamination presents an unacceptable risk to...

Greenpeace sues Department of Agriculture for negligence

Feature story | October 25, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace sued the Department of Agriculture and its Director-General, Dr Adisak Sisapkij, for negligence of duty which caused the widespread contamination of Thai farms by illegal genetically engineered papaya. Greenpeace filed the case this...

Fear of food

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | October 16, 2013

I’d never been one to put a lot of thought into what I eat. It used to be that much of the “thinking” happened in calling to mind what I’m craving for, how much money’s in my pocket, or what’s most accessible at a given moment.

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