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Organic farming the way out of GMOs

Feature story | April 1, 2000 at 6:00

Thai people do not want to eat genetically modified food, but for many years they don't have an idea about what's hidden in their food. Many food companies intentionally use genetically modified organisms (GMOs) as ingredients in their products...

DA's pro-GMO stance will lead country into food crisis, Greenpeace warns

Press release | October 16, 2012 at 14:13

Unabated approvals of genetically-modified crops threaten—not enhance—food security, Greenpeace warned at today’s observance of World Food Day. The environment group is calling on the Department of Agriculture to safeguard the country’s food...

Greenpeace lauds Davao City order to terminate Bt eggplant trials

Press release | December 17, 2010 at 18:13

Greenpeace lauded the Davao City government for issuing a cease-and-desist order against the conduct of field trials of genetically engineered (GE) Bt eggplant, and demanded the UP Mindanao Campus in Bago Oshiro to immediately heed the directive...

Greenpeace activists face charges

Feature story | November 8, 2004 at 7:00

Key personnel from environmental group Greenpeace went to court today after being officially charged by Thailand's Department of Agriculture (DOA) of trespassing and destruction of property. This is in connection to an exposition made by...

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,...

Bt talong unsafe and dangerous to environmental health: report

Press release | April 17, 2012 at 14:25

A new report released today by Greenpeace confirms the dangers of cultivating genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The report, which focuses on Bt eggplant, a GMO variety currently being field-tested in the Philippines, details how the spread...

Greenpeace asks DOJ to junk malicious mischief case in Laguna

Press release | July 18, 2011 at 14:11

Greenpeace has asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to junk the case being filed by promoters of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) who are reacting to the decontamination activity at the field trial site of the University of the Philippines’...

EU farmers ditch GE crops

Press release | February 25, 2011 at 15:38

Industry data released this week confirms that farmers are abandoning genetically-engineered (GE) crops in Europe, following a trend of increasing public rejection in the EU, said Greenpeace. The International Service for the Acquisition of...

What are GMOs?

Page | September 8, 2010 at 19:41

GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) are products of genetic engineering (GE) in which certain traits of one organism are randomly inserted into another organism’s genes in a way that can never happen naturally.

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Environmental Dangers of Insect Resistant Bt Crops

Publication | December 17, 2002 at 7:00

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