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Greenpeace enforces international law to stop GMOs entering Mexico

Press release | 12 September, 2003 at 2:00

As the World Trade Organisation meeting in Mexico looks set to leave developing countries at the mercy of the US and biotech companies like Monsanto, Greenpeace stopped the first shipment of genetically engineered maize entering Mexico after a...

A Bridge Too Far: Mexican Government under pressure to resist US GMO dumping

Press release | 18 August, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace caught a trainload of US maize as it tried to enter Mexico today in response to fresh evidence that the US was dumping genetically engineered crops across the border contravening international agreements, and undermining the diversity...

Greenpeace to Lamy: don't cave in to US corporate agenda on GMOs

Press release | 6 July, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace today presented the EU Trade Commissioner Pascal Lamy and the Italian Trade Minister, Adolfo Urso, with two sacks of soy contaminated with genetically engineered (GE) varieties by the US-multinational GE company Monsanto, asking the...

Outdoors 'Pharming' of Drugs risks Contamination

Press release | 7 September, 2001 at 2:00

Action Anxiety

Feature story | 17 March, 2006 at 11:58

Elvis had it right in 1968 when he sang the line, 'a little less conversation, a little more action.' Welcome to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), due to kick-off next week in Brazil.

Monsanto's seeds of destruction

Feature story | 18 August, 2003 at 2:00

Mexicans are being forced to swallow Monsanto's seeds of destruction, while back in the US, Monsanto is not allowed to grow its genetically engineered (GE) cotton for fear of GE contamination. To expose this double standard our activists blocked...

European and Asian consumers may already be eating GE contaminated papaya from Thailand

Press release | 7 July, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists today dumped thousands of papayas at the offices of Thailand's Department of Agriculture in a protest against the government's utter disregard for consumer and environmental protection from threats caused by the spread of...

Dramatic action by Greenpeace focuses world’s attention on protecting life on Earth

Press release | 16 March, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists hung a huge banner on the hand of the famous statue of Christ, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, today which read ‘The future of the planet is in your hands’ to demand that governments act to protect life on Earth and ensure a safer...

WTO: Dangerous fudge--not victory for multilateralism

Press release | 1 August, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace warned that the WTO deal in Geneva--agreed many hours after an alleged "drop dead" deadline--is a face-saving exercise that is likely to result in further trade liberalisation at the expense of people and the environment. The deal is...

Greenpeace calls on Lula to veto Monsanto Law

Press release | 22 March, 2005 at 1:00

In the coming days, Brazilian President Luis Lula Da Siva will have the last chance to adapt the Biosafety law passed in Brazil's lower house March 2nd and opens the way for all kinds of GE releases without the need for an environmental or health...

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