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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...

Bush suppresses GE crop warnings

Feature story | 18 October, 2004 at 2:00

Monsanto and the US Government have been telling the world that genetically engineered crops pose no contamination threat to natural indigenous species. But Greenpeace has learned from a leaked report that NAFTA disagrees and is recommending...

Mexican activists take action against US

Image | 14 October, 2004 at 3:00

Mexican activists take action against US genetically engineered maize.

Mexican activists place sacks of imported

Image | 14 October, 2004 at 3:00

Mexican activists place sacks of imported maize seeds (conventional and ge mix) from the US at the entrance of the Environment Secretariat demanding that the government implement the recommendations of the CEC report and control such imports.

Mexican activists place sacks of imported

Image | 14 October, 2004 at 3:00

Mexican activists place sacks of imported maize seeds (conventional and ge mix) from the US at the entrance of the Environment Secretariat demanding that the government implement the recommendations of the CEC report and control such imports.

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...

GMO papaya scandal in Thailand

Press release | 27 July, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace, today, sealed off an experimental field of genetically engineered (GE) papaya at the agricultural research station of the Department of Agriculture in the province of Khon Kaen, declaring it the source of genetic contamination of one...

Soy harvest in brazil.

Image | 15 June, 2004 at 2:00

Soy harvest in brazil.

China announces its imminent ratification of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety as...

Press release | 23 February, 2004 at 1:00

China, the world's largest importer of genetically modified organisms, has announced it will soon ratify the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. As the international community meets in Kuala Lumpur to discuss the implementation of the Protocol,...

Greenpeace exposes dumping of GE soy in Thailand

Press release | 19 November, 2003 at 1:00

The environmental group Greenpeace today used inflatable boats off the port of Srichang Island, Thailand, to intercept a large bulk-carrier, the MV Poseidon, transporting genetically engineered (GE) soy from Argentina to Thailand. Activists...

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...

Activists from the Greenpeace ship MV Arctic

Image | 11 September, 2003 at 3:00

Activists from the Greenpeace ship MV Arctic Sunrise intercepted the MV Ikan Altamira carrying 40.000 t of US GMO contaminated maize/corn as in response to fresh evidence that the US was dumping genetically engineered crops across the border...

What is it like in Cancun, on the eve of the WTO, 2003

Generic multimedia item | 10 September, 2003 at 3:00

We cover what it’s like to be here on the eve of the WTO, and what Cancun is all about, touching a little on the reality of life for the Mexican people. We talk to some people here, some NGO’s here. Then we talk to people from the Indymedia...

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...

Maize Under Threat - GE Maize Contamination in Mexico

Publication | 18 August, 2003 at 2:00

Hands Off Our Maize Briefing Package.

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...

Greenpeace activists dressed as security

Image | 28 July, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists dressed as security guards confiscate a bag of genetically modified organisms from 'George Bush'.

Free People from Forced Trade

Press release | 28 July, 2003 at 2:00

As Government Ministers sat down in a hotel in Montreal today to further the World Trade Organisation's attempts to further undermine international agreements which protect people and the environment, Greenpeace cordoned off the UN building...

Genetically engineered food by Bush & Co

Image | 23 July, 2003 at 3:00

Genetically engineered food by Bush & Co. E-card designed by Mark Fiore.

Greenpeace volunteers dressed as Uncle Sam

Image | 21 July, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace volunteers dressed as Uncle Sam dump GE maize on other volunteers representing consumers in straitjackets, suffocating their demand for the right to say no GE food.

WTO - "Straitjacket" on Right to Say No to GMOs

Press release | 21 July, 2003 at 2:00

 

EU, don't cave in to US GMO agenda!

Feature story | 7 July, 2003 at 2:00

We gave two sacks of soy contaminated with Monsanto's genetically engineered (GE) varieties to Pascal Lamy (EU Trade Commissioner) and asked him to send them back to his US counterpart, Robert Zoellick. The right to say no to genetically...

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...

Exposing the Hidden US Agenda on GMOs: War on Biosafety and the South

Press release | 24 June, 2003 at 2:00

The international environmental organisation Greenpeace today released a report accusing the US government of using the WTO as a weapon to bully developing countries into accepting genetically engineered (GE) crops and food. According to...

The US War on Biosafety - Renewed Aggression by a Rogue State

Publication | 24 June, 2003 at 2:00

On May 13, 2003 the US government filed a formal complaint in the World Trade Organization (WTO) against the European Union’s de facto moratorium on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The WTO challenge was launched despite the fact that the...

Biosafety Protocol becomes law

Feature story | 17 June, 2003 at 2:00

When the tiny pacific nation of Palau ratified the UN Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety last Friday, the way was cleared for the world's first legally binding agreement that reaffirms the sovereign right of countries to reject imports of...

UN Biosafety Protocol puts US-led GMO lobby on the defensive

Press release | 14 June, 2003 at 2:00

The aggressive US-led campaign to force worldwide acceptance of genetically engineered food and seeds suffered a setback on Friday when Palau became the 50th country to ratify the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. Greenpeace welcomes the entry...

Greenpeace protester Genevieve Marion

Image | 5 June, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace protester Genevieve Marion-Seguin chained to the gates of the Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) Research Farm in Morden, Manitoba.

Who really rules our planet?

Feature story | 19 August, 2002 at 2:00

As government leaders meet in Johannesburg for the second Earth Summit, we have to ask why they are bothering. If you wanted to make some changes on Sesame Street, wouldn't it make more sense to invite the writers and puppeteers to meet, rather...

Mexico ratifies Biosafety Protocol

Feature story | 30 April, 2002 at 2:00

Today Mexico's senate ratified the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, a crucial instrument of the Convention on Biodiversity that aims to establish a system for the safe transfer, handling and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Outdoors 'Pharming' of Drugs risks Contamination

Press release | 7 September, 2001 at 2:00

Greenpeace corn action during the International

Image | 24 January, 2000 at 2:00

Greenpeace corn action during the International Biosafety Protocol.

Products that contain soya.

Image | 10 October, 1996 at 3:00

Products that contain soya.

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