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Tag Archives: GMO

Greenpeace wheat raiders summonsed

By 12 August 2011

ACT Policing will summons two NSW women to face the ACT Magistrates Court in relation to the ongoing CSIRO wheat crop investigation.
The two women, one aged 47 from the Sydney suburb of Willoughby and the other 34, from North Bondi, will be summonsed to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court charged with a number of [...]

Greenpeace raided!

By 21 July 2011

ACT Policing executed a search warrant on the head office of Greenpeace Australia in Ultimo this morning (Thursday, July 21).
The search warrant was executed in relation to an alleged trespass and property damage at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Ginninderra Experiment Station in Canberra last week (Thursday, July 14).
An amount of property [...]

CropLife really cross with Greenpeace activists who chopped down their wheat patch

By 14 July 2011

CropLife have released an incandescent statement in the wake of Greenpeace jumping the fence at Ginninderra and whipper snippering a CSIRO’s GMO wheat crop.
Greenpeace today have proven they are more interested in emotional blackmail of parents and spin doctoring than they are in global food security and science based public policy decision making.
CropLife Chief Executive [...]

Greenpeace on why they chopped down the CSIRO wheat patch

By 14 July 2011

Despite police interest Greenpeace are proclaiming their actions this morning hacking down the CSIRO’s genetically modified wheat crop which we had publicised back in June.
Greenpeace activists, including one mother who wants to protect her family, have stopped a GM wheat experiment outside Canberra this morning.
Three women used whipper snippers to remove a controversial genetically [...]

Greenpeace chop down the CSIRO’s wheat patch

By 14 July 2011

The ABC reports that Greenpeace activists have hit the CSIRO’s genetically modified wheat crop here in Canberra:
In the early hours of this morning a group of Greenpeace protesters scaled the fence of the CSIRO experimental station at Ginninderra in the capital’s north.
Greenpeace says activists were wearing Hazmat protective clothing and were equipped with weed string [...]

Where is the Greens’ statement on ACT CSIRO GM wheat?

By 26 June 2011

CSIRO announced days ago that they are growing GM wheat in the ACT, and that they will judge whether it’s fit for human trials in less than two years, e.g. nowhere near enough time to gauge health ill-effects.
Once upon a time this sort of issue was core Green.
At federal level you rarely hear [...]

GM corn comes to Canberra

By 6 October 2008

The Canberra Times reports that the CSIRO is planning to grow genetically modified corn for research purposes here in Canberra.
This will upset some of you, but I doubt it’s really going to make much difference in the bigger scheme of things beyond whatever good comes of the research.

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