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Experts dismay at Key's attack on the RMA

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | May 27, 2013

Good, clean and smart economic policy must be based on good, sensible environmental safeguards. It’s the only way we can look forward to a more prosperous future. Yet John Key’s government, under the guidance of economic hatchet man...

GE medicine

Page | February 1, 2007 at 3:24

Greenpeace's expertise is in environmental issues and focuses on the ecological risks connected with the release of GE organisms into the environment.

The case against GE

Page | February 1, 2007 at 3:08

For thousands of years people have bred and grown crops for food. Seeds have been handed down from generation to generation until...

GE rice not wanted

Page | February 1, 2007 at 3:00

In 2006 two scandals erupted when unapproved genetically engineered rice contaminated the global rice supply: LL601 and Bt63. These two events provide an insight into the real world implications of the growing of GE rice.

Will GE feed the world?

Page | February 1, 2007 at 3:14

Genetic engineering will not feed the world.

Herbicide use

Page | February 1, 2007 at 3:09

It is not true that GE is a ‘green’ technology, which allows farmers to use less herbicides.

Bad for farmers

Page | February 1, 2007 at 3:20

GE crops are not good for farmers. In USA and Canada where GE crops have now been grown for a decade, genetic engineering in agriculture has significantly increased the economic uncertainty of family farmers throughout the U.S. and the world.

Is GE food safe?

Page | February 1, 2007 at 3:12

Most genetically engineered (GE) crops are processed into food for humans and animals – but are they safe to eat?

What is GE?

Page | February 1, 2007 at 3:18

Genes are the tiny building blocks that make up every living thing. Genetic engineering is when genes from plants, animals or bacteria are inserted into plants or animals in a laboratory to create new organisms that would not occur naturally.

People's Moratorium

Page | December 14, 2006 at 0:23

When the New Zealand Government lifted the moratorium on GE release in October 2003 a coalition of groups representing the strong public sentiment opposing GE release launched the People's Moratorium.

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