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6 things you need to know about the TTIP

Blog entry by Susan Cohen Jehoram | 13 May, 2016 4 comments

Earlier this month, Greenpeace Netherlands released secret documents from the TTIP negotiations – the controversial trade deal between the United States and Europe that has big implications for the environment and more than 800 million...

Austria bans Monsanto’s GE maize

Feature story | 25 July, 2008 at 0:00

Austria has banned the import of the highly dangerous genetically engineered maize MON 863. The maize (corn) is produced by US agro-chemical giant Monsanto.

Why Brazil’s rotten meat scandal is a big problem — and not just for Brazilians

Blog entry by Davin Hutchins | 22 March, 2017 4 comments

Food scandals like this happen more often than you think and may affect you more than you know — even if you don’t live in Brazil. Have you heard about the shocking rotten meat scandal that’s shaking the Brazilian society...

Counting the Costs of Genetic Engineering

Publication | 26 January, 2010 at 0:00

As the biotechnology industry continues to hail GE (genetic engineering) as the solution to innumerable problems, the grim reality unfolds in our fields and in the market place. The stories contained in this dossier document these failures, both...

Carbon Trading and Coal: Making the Right Choice

Blog entry by Arin de Hoog | 12 June, 2013 3 comments

It’s time for the EU to make some decisions about its own future and the future of its citizens. There are two things at stake; the fiscal impetus of recovering a carbon emissions trading scheme which is perilously close to...

Because we fight for life

Blog entry by Pierre Terras | 10 December, 2012 4 comments

Graciela invited me to her home in El Salto, a city on one of Mexico's most polluted rivers, the Rio Santiago. She wanted to share the story of her community's struggle for environmental justice. "Every family here has at least one...

Genetic engineering: The world's greatest scam?

Video | 11 September, 2009 at 11:26

Genetic engineering is a threat to food security, especially in a changing climate, this video explains how.

Farmer Spraying Crops

Image | 18 October, 2009 at 18:14

Farmers spray GE crops with chemical pesticides as advised by Bt cotton seed companies and dealers.

Organic Cotton Farmers in India

Image | 18 October, 2009 at 18:18

Organic cotton farmer Gullapalilli Rajeswari and her husband pick cotton in their field in Kishtapur, Andhra Pradesh. They have been growing organic cotton for 4 years while building ecological pest protection with natural methods. They have...

Activists quarantine illegal GE crops in Italy

Image | 30 July, 2009 at 14:00

July 30 2010- An activist in protective clothing displays a banner reading 'No GMO's X' in a GE contaminated field in Pordenone, Italy- Friday 30 July 2010. The team from Italy, Austria, Germany and Hungary are quarantining illegal Genetically...

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