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Greenpeace activists aboard the 'Federal Pescadores' carrying GE soy

Image | December 27, 2000 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists aboard the 'Federal Pescadores' carrying GE soy. The activists attached themselves to on board cranes and the anchor chain of the cargo ship to prevent the cargo being unloaded.

Pro GE Free New Zealand march up Queen Street

Image | September 1, 2001 at 1:00

Pro GE Free New Zealand march up Queen Street, Auckland.

Winning image from the Greenpeace Seeds of Trouble competition

Image | September 19, 2003 at 0:00

Corn grenade: the winning image from the Greenpeace Seeds of Trouble competition

Greenpeace GE Campaigner Steve Abel at the Mothers Against Genetic Engineering press...

Image | October 29, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace GE Campaigner Steve Abel speaking at the press conference held by Greenpeace, Mothers Against Genetic Engineering (MAdGE), GE Free New Zealand, Take 5, and the GE Free Register to launch the idea of a 'People's Moratorium'.

Greenpeace activists hand out GE Free Food Guide 'Summer 2004' edition

Image | November 25, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists dressed as Christmas elves to hand out the 'Summer 2004' edition of the GE Free Food Guide.

Greenpeace volunteers take to the streets

Image | April 21, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace volunteers take to the streets.

Greenpeace's global campaign against GE soy

Image | May 14, 2004 at 1:00

Supporting Greenpeace's global campaign against GE soy the Rainbow Warrior arrives in Auckland, New Zealand on the last leg of the trans-Tasman GE Free Tour. She was flying a banner saying: "INGHAMS GE Feed Not Wanted"

Press

Hub | March 31, 2005 at 20:19

Ecological farming

Page | April 28, 2005 at 18:28

Today's agriculture industry contributes significantly to environmental and natural resource degradation, undermining the basis of people's food security. A different approach to agricultural production is fundamentally necessary.

Terminator terminated!

Feature story | March 28, 2006 at 0:00

Pressure on the NZ Government by grassroots activists, and cyber-activists has payed off! At pivotal negotiations over the last two weeks in Curitiba, Brazil, the NZ Government bowed to pressure from all sides and softened its obstructive...

Impossible Coexistence

Publication | April 4, 2006 at 0:00

Seven years of GMO's have contaminated organic and conventional maize: an examination of the cases in Catalonia and Aragon.

The end of organic crops?

Feature story | April 6, 2006 at 0:00

"This year I will again sow maize. But if it is again contaminated [with genetically engineered maize] I will abandon the growing of organic maize. It is obvious that I cannot carry on my shoulders the episodes of contamination like these, year...

Censorship: Greenpeace France ordered to remove information about GE field locations

Feature story | July 28, 2006 at 0:00

If you fly over the south of France you might be tempted to believe that aliens have landed with a huge crop circle appearing in a field of maize. But the aliens aren't from a distant galaxy; it is GE maize from the laboratory of Monsanto -- that...

Top rice exporters say no to genetically engineered rice

Feature story | November 28, 2006 at 0:00

Good news: the world's first and second largest exporters of rice have agreed to shun genetically engineered (GE) varieties. A recent agreement between rice traders from Thailand and Vietnam protects half the crop traded on the world market from...

Greenpeace Submission to ERMA on Brassica

Publication | December 11, 2006 at 0:00

This submission requests that ERMA decline the field trial application. Greenpeace opposes the release of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into the environment due to the irreversible and unpredictable nature of GMOs which pose a variety of...

GE Free Food Guide

Page | December 12, 2006 at 3:39

Greenpeace New Zealand developed the GE Free Food Guide so you could make an informed choice. People around the world are rejecting genetic engineering (GE) because of concerns about food safety, environmental impacts, and ethical or religious...

GE Free NZ

Page | December 13, 2006 at 21:55

Releasing genetically engineered (GE) organisms into our food, fields and environment poses risks to future generations and ours that are unnecessary, unwanted and irreversible.

Royal Commission

Page | December 14, 2006 at 0:20

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Genetic Modification (RCIGM) occurred in New Zealand in 2000.

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.

Documents redirected

Page | January 23, 2007 at 0:32

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Genetic Engineering and Sustainable Agriculture

Hub | January 24, 2007 at 4:31

How harmful is Genetic Engineering? Is relying on toxic chemicals the only way forward? Can 'business as usual' in agriculture provide food for the future? Greenpeace is working on all this and more.

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.

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...

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.

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?

Will GE feed the world?

Page | February 1, 2007 at 3:14

Genetic engineering will not feed the world.

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.

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.

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.

Food labelling in NZ

Page | February 1, 2007 at 3:37

New Zealand has poor food labelling regulations. We want them improved, so GE products are identified. We have the right to know.

Cargill's controversial soya port closed in the Amazon

Feature story | March 29, 2007 at 1:19

In the heart of the Amazon rainforest a huge soya port owned by the giant US company Cargill has just been closed down by the Brazilian Environmental Agency (IBAMA). The orders to close the port came after a seven-year legal battle by the...

New Greenpeace GE-Free Food Guide released

Press release | January 30, 2008 at 0:00

The latest Greenpeace GE Free Food Guide reflects a strong ongoing non-GE position from New Zealand food companies and an unprecedented anti-GE stance from Australasia’s largest food company.

New GE-Free Food Guide out now!

Feature story | January 30, 2008 at 0:00

The eagerly awaited sixth edition of Greenpeace's popular GE Free Food Guide is now out!

Greenpeace volunteer Aritra Ray hands out the GE Free Food Guide

Image | January 30, 2008 at 3:06

Greenpeace volunteer Aritra Ray (right) gives Kristine Walsh a GE Free Food Guide at Harvest Wholefoods in Auckland

GE Free Food Guide - 6th Edition

Blog entry by Nick | January 31, 2008

The sixth edition of our very popular GE Free Food guide was released this week. You can grab a copy at one of the many outlets around the country stocking the guide, you can download a PDF version to print or you can simply...

Farming and climate change

Blog entry by geoff | February 15, 2008

New Zealand's farmers are currently experiencing a severe drought that dairy farmer cooperative Fonterra warns may cost farmers $500M. The Government has been meeting with farmers this week to arrange a support package. The effects...

Emissions trading in the dairy sector

Blog entry by Nick | February 20, 2008

Tim Cronshaw had a very one sided article in the Press yesterday about what the Government's 'Emissions Trading Scheme' (ETS) may cost dairy farmers to reduce their emissions from cows, on the farm and energy used in the...

A quick response to the forest friendly furniture guide

Blog entry by Nick | February 26, 2008

The Forest Friendly Furniture guide released last month has made a splash almost straight away - and that's before we've sent it out to the 40,000 Greenpeace members. The Warehouse scored well and lost no time on making sure that...

Dairy farming and climate change

Page | March 11, 2008 at 2:40

Agriculture and climate change

Page | March 11, 2008 at 2:48

New Zealand is unique amongst developed countries in that almost half of our greenhouse gas emissions come from the agriculture sector. One third of these emissions are from nitrous oxide (from livestock urine, manure and artificial fertiliser)...

What the heck are we doing here?

Blog entry by Kathy | March 11, 2008

It was after about 11 hours of running between bunk and toilet late yesterday that I began to ask myself: "what the $%#@ am I doing? Is this really worth it? WHY IS THIS HAPPENING TO ME????!?!". Which brings me to what I am doing.

The Mysterious Pumpkin caper…

Blog entry by Kathy | March 12, 2008

The great pumpkin caper (C) GRENPEACE / Sharomov Gisborne really is everything they say it is – hot, sunny and very friendly! Friendly incident 1: After a gallant entry into the Harbour, we were welcomed by members of a local iwi with...

A day in Gisborne

Blog entry by Kathy | March 14, 2008

Open boat talks (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov I take it all back! Gisborne is a meteorological chocolate box. I woke at 4:30am to pouring rain, an open cabin hatch and a developing puddle on the floor. And the rain pretty much didn't stop...

Landcorp converting Tahorakuri Forest into large-scale intensive dairy farms

Image | April 4, 2008 at 1:00

Taupo, central North Island, New Zealand. Landcorp, a New Zealand Government owned company, currently converting Tahorakuri Forest into large-scale intensive dairy farms.

Converted Tahorakuri Forest in Taupo

Image | April 4, 2008 at 1:00

Taupo, central North Island, New Zealand. Landcorp, a New Zealand Government owned company, currently converting Tahorakuri Forest into large-scale intensive dairy farms. Landcorp has embarked on a project to convert more than 25,000 hectares of...

Converted Tahorakuri Forest in Taupo

Image | April 4, 2008 at 1:00

Taupo, central North Island, New Zealand. Landcorp, a New Zealand Government owned company, currently converting Tahorakuri Forest into large-scale intensive dairy farms. Landcorp has embarked on a project to convert more than 25,000 hectares of...

Converted Tahorakuri Forest in Taupo

Image | April 4, 2008 at 1:00

Taupo, central North Island, New Zealand. Landcorp, a New Zealand Government owned company, currently converting Tahorakuri Forest into large-scale intensive dairy farms. Landcorp has embarked on a project to convert more than 25,000 hectares of...

Greenpeace reveal Dairy expansion out of control

Press release | April 7, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace has today revealed the extent of climate-damaging dairy conversion in New Zealand with an activity in the central North Island in which 30 volunteers are currently replanting over 1000 trees on land cleared for dairy farming.

Q&A: New Zealand's 'Clean Green Image' under threat

Publication | April 7, 2008 at 0:00

Questions and Answers. Greenpeace revealed the extent of climate-damaging dairy conversion in New Zealand with an activity in the central North Island in which 30 volunteers replanted over 1000 trees on land cleared for dairy farming.

BRIEFING: New Zealand's 'Clean Green Image' under threat

Publication | April 7, 2008 at 0:00

The New Zealand Government’s expansion of industrial dairy increasing climate change. Greenpeace has revealed through the Governments own figures and through investigative photo and video documentation the true extent of the expansion of...

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