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Fish eye view of pavement art

Image | 9 December, 2010 at 15:29

09 December - Belgium. A fish eye view as cyclist rides over the million signatures for a moratorium on genetically modified crops 3D pavement art in Brussels. Read more

Commisioner Dalli and million signatures

Image | 9 December, 2010 at 14:46

Avaaz and Greenpeace deliver the first European Citizens' Initiative to EU Commissioner John Dalli signed by over 1 million European citizens.

Delivery of a million signatures

Image | 9 December, 2010 at 13:59

The first ever European Citizens’ Initiative is handed over to EU Health Minister John Dalli. Over a million names demanding a moratorium on genetically modified crops surround the 380-square-metre piece of 3D pavement art.

One million signatures - close up

Image | 9 December, 2010 at 13:42

09 December - Belgium. One million signatures appear on the 380 square meter 3D pavement art that accompanied the first European Citizens’ Initiative to the European Commission.

Pavement art unraveling

Image | 9 December, 2010 at 13:06

Greenpeace volunteers unravel the 380 square meter Kurt Wenner pavement art, a representing the millions names on the first EU citizens' initiative - with the demand for a moratorium on genetically modified crops.

German legal victory a slap in the face to the genetic engineering industry

Blog entry by Stephanie Töwe-Rimkeit | 25 November, 2010 5 comments

The genetic engineering (GE)  free movement in Germany and all farmers, producers and consumers who don’t want GE on the fields and in the food have a big reason to celebrate!. The Federal Constitutional Court in Germany reaffirmed...

Thai Rice Industry at Risk

Publication | 12 October, 2010 at 11:46

Thailand is the largest exporter of rice in the world, and the Thai rice industry is therefore heavily dependent on the perceptions of its export customers. An unintended release of GE rice would disrupt Thailand’s rice grain merchandising...

GMOs : Historic agreement but a small step for liability

Blog entry by Eric Darier | 11 October, 2010

After over 6 years of negotiations, the international community finally agreed last night in Japan to put in place a liability and redress regime in case of contamination caused by genetically modified organisms (GMOs). This agreement...

Over 1 million Europeans call for a GE-free future

Blog entry by LisaV | 7 October, 2010 3 comments

Less than seven months ago, Avaaz started collecting signatures for an unprecedented EU-wide citizens’ initiative aimed at the European Commission - calling for a moratorium on genetically modified (GM) crops. We thought it was...

Caption contest: Giant baby bottle

Blog entry by JulietteH | 30 September, 2010 4 comments

The Story: Greenpeace action outside Parliament House, Canberra, Australia. Mothers demanding action on contaminated baby food are delivering the world's biggest bottle of baby formula to Parliament House in Canberra today. The...

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