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GENETICALLY MODIFIED mustard is not needed

Publication | December 22, 2016 at 17:00

The proposal to allow cultivation of the genetically modified (GM) oilseed mustard (Brassica juncea) DMH-11 (also tolerant to the herbicide, glufosinate ammonium) is based on the paradigm that conventional breeding techniques cannot produce...

India's Nuclear Disaster Plans, Out-Dated and Inadequate

Publication | June 7, 2016 at 13:33

Severe nuclear accident can happen everywhere. Following the International Atomic Energy Agency's recommendations, nuclear safety is based on "defence in depth" with five independent levels of protection.

Genetically engineered Bt brinjal and the implications for plant biodiversity - revisited

Publication | May 3, 2012 at 11:00

Concerns over the commercial release of genetically modified (GM), Bt brinjal, also called aubergine or talong, relate to biosafety. One major concern is the potential for transgene flow from Bt brinjal to wild, weedy and cultivated relatives. As...

Priya Pillai files writ petition in Delhi High Court

Publication | January 27, 2015 at 17:15

Following the unfortunate incident with me at the New Delhi International Airport on January 11, I have filed a writ petition in the High Court of Delhi challenging the illegal and arbitrary nature in which I was ‘offloaded’ on my trip to the UK.

Annual Report 2012

Publication | November 21, 2013 at 15:38

Greenpeace is a global organisation that uses non-violent direct action to tackle the most crucial threats to our planet's biodiversity and environment.

BRAI bill: A threat to our food and farming

Publication | February 9, 2012 at 17:30

The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) bill, 2011, has been proposed by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. If cleared, this bill will ease the entry of genetically modified crops into our country.

Effects on health and environment of transgenic (or GM) Bt brinjal

Publication | April 17, 2009 at 17:00

A report by Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini, University of Caen France, shows the danger genetically modified Bt brinjal poses to the environment and our health.

GM Crops 2013: No panacea to food security

Publication | February 20, 2013 at 11:00

An infographic on Genetically Modified food. Genetically Modified crops commercialised for nearly 20 years. Industry data indicates a rejection by majority of the countries to adopt this controversial technology.

Analysis of the data submitted by Monsanto to the Indian authorities on genetically...

Publication | January 29, 2013 at 12:00

An independent scientific analysis released by Greenpeace India exposes major flaws in the Genetically Modified (GM) corn biosafety assessment process by the regulatory bodies in India.

BRAI bill 2013

Publication | June 11, 2013 at 18:35

Monsanto, with an annual turnover of around 13.5 billion US dollars last year, is the largest seed company in the world. Based out of St. Luis in the USA, it also leads the Genetically Modified seed sector globally. Monsanto in India exists as...

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