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Adverse impacts of GE Bt cotton

Feature story | 4 June, 2002 at 0:00

Research on the Chinese experience with genetically engineered (GE) cotton tells a story of resistant superbugs, emerging secondary pests, diminishing natural enemies, destabilized insect ecology, and increased pesticide use.

A summary of research on the impacts of Bt cotton in China

Publication | 4 June, 2002 at 0:00

This report shows the adverse environmental impacts of cultivation of genetically engineered Bt cotton in China.

March 12: Bulgaria blocks GE, Monsanto under pressure; EU companies in CO2 trading scam

Blog entry by mwilson | 12 March, 2010

Greenpeace activists protest against GE in front of EU-parliament. © Greenpeace / Eric de Mildt In Bulgaria the parliament has voted to ban GE crop cultivation . The decision comes as opposition grows to the EU Commission's "quiet"...

March 10: Opposition in EU to GE-potato; China, India ratify Copenhagen Accord

Blog entry by mwilson | 10 March, 2010 3 comments

Greenpeace has called for a renewed moratorium ("GE-Free!") in Switzerland on GE crops. © Greenpeace. Following the "quiet" introduction of genetically-engineered potato in the EU Commission (BASF's Amflora), more opposition has...

March 4: US will push for ban on overfished bluefin tuna

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 4 March, 2010 1 comment

This is part of a trial series Greenpeace activists hold banners reading "Ban Bluefin Tuna Trade" during a protest to demand immediate action to protect the endangered Mediterranean bluefin tuna from commercial extinction. The...

March 9: US fossil fuel lobby and senators in love; India, pest develops resistance...

Blog entry by mwilson | 9 March, 2010

A security guard tries to catch the banner as it floats up through the atrium. Photo: Greenpeace AP reported three Greenpeace activists yesterday released a balloon-powered banner in the Senate Hart Office Building , on Capitol...

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