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Switzerland stands strong against GE

Feature story | 9 March, 2010 at 1:00

The Swiss Parliament has just extended its ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) plants for three more years. Originally enacted in 2005, Switzerland will stay GE-free until at least 2013.

Anti-GE protest at Brandenburg Gate

Image | 3 March, 2010 at 12:48

An organic banquet to protest against GE crops in Germany. The tables are arranged so that the word 'Nein' (No) can be seen from above.

March 3: European Commission allows GE potato

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 3 March, 2010 1 comment

This is part of a trial series Greenpeace stage an action with banners against the GE industry, in the hall of the EU commission building in Brussels. The action speaks out against methods used by GE companies to lobby the EU law...

GE food: COMING SOON!?!?! - to a supermarket near you?

Feature story | 2 March, 2010 at 1:00

Just when we thought the threat to our environment couldn't get any worse after world leaders failed to secure a deal to save the climate in Copenhagen - we're now stunned to discover that the EU Commission is exploiting a 'backdoor' loophole to...

March 1: Poll shows - 84.3 percent of the Chinese people feel unsure about GE food

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 1 March, 2010 1 comment

This is part of a trial series The online version of Chinese People's Daily focused on the report published by Greenpeace " Counting the Costs of genetic engineering ". Polls show that 84.3 percent of the 50,000 asked had no...

Banner against GM maize in Mexico

Image | 28 February, 2010 at 12:40

Greenpeace activists unfurl a banner of 16 meters long with a message: "No to GMO’s (genetically modified organism). FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), protects the Maize” and "Now, we fight for our maize"! on the at the monument to the...

26 February: Spain's endless nuclear debate

Blog entry by Almudena | 26 February, 2010

This is a trial series . Nuclear Action in Garoña Nuclear Plant. Greenpeace activists install a resistance container painted with 'Antinuclear' in the main entrance of the Garoña nuclear power plant. A banner held above the...

February 12: Landowners in Papua New Guinea want to protect their forests; BT-Brinjal...

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 12 February, 2010

This is part of a trial series Illegal logging in Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea landowners are preparing to launch a legal battle against controversial Malaysian logging giant Rimbunan Hijau (RH). They claim the company...

February 11: Seal hunting scandal; New hope for a cleaner Baltic sea

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 11 February, 2010

This is part of a trial series Political leaders, companies and foundations promise to clean up Baltic sea Finland's President Tarja Halonen called for urgent measures to save the Baltic yesterday, as she opened a regional...

Activists to protest against GE crops

Image | 10 February, 2010 at 15:18

Activists dressed up as aubergines to protest against Monsanto's latest attempt to commercialise a GE crop in India.

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