The crop circle initiative by Greenpeace is a symbol of protest against the Government’s decision to introduce the controversial BRAI Bill.
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 08 (starting February 20, 2012) 2012.
Hundreds of Delhiites gathered at Dilli Haat to witness the making of the world’s biggest GM free baingan ka bharta and protest against the controversial BRAI Bill.
The Alliance for Sustainable & Holistic Agriculture, a loose network of individuals and organizations who believe that sustainable agriculture is the only way forward are calling for a Kisan Swaraj Yatra from Gujarat toDelhi.
Though FOOD is a basic, integral part of our life by which we seek to keep ourselves alive, it is something that we hardly give any deep thought to – how is food being produced, by what technologies and with what implications, who is controlling decisions around food production and […]
Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) requests the presence of all concerned to the Indian People’s Tribunal (IPT) on the issue of Genetically Modified (GM) seeds/foods and Bt Brinjal in particular. HRLN is bringing eminent speakers and researchers from across the country to share a common platform and vocalise their experience […]
The Indian Government is considering approving genetic modification of our fruits and vegetables starting with Brinjal. While a rigged up “Expert” Committee has recommended clearance to genetically modified Bt Brinjal, due to concerns raised by independent scientists and farmer groups, Minister Jairam Ramesh has requested public feedback before making a decision in February. Let us make our voices […]
Toxics Link’s Environment & Health Public Lecture Series GM Food : Is India Ready? Film screening followed by panel discussion The genetically modified food controversy is a dispute over the relative advantages and disadvantages of genetically modified (GM) food crops and other uses of genetically-modified organisms in food production. The […]
Are you (being planned to be used as) a Lab Rat? The I Am No Lab Rat Campaign and a coalition of NGO’s and civil society groups invite you to a day-long orientation session on the impacts of introducing and cultivating Genetically Modified (GM) crops, that (will) eventually end up […]
The I AM NO LAB RAT campaign underway in Delhi–to create consumer awareness on the adverse effects of Genetically Modified (GM) Brinjals–organised a colourful and unique ‘BRINJAL’ FESTIVAL in Dilli Haat yesterday. The festival was aimed at catching the Delhiites attention on this humble vegetable’s diversity being jeopardised and its socio-cultural importance discounted in government […]
Brinjal, baingan, is the king of vegetables which comes with its own crown! The Conveying Collective of Delhi for I am No Lab Ratis organizing a day long event that will celebrate the diversity of Brinjals and contemplate our role in protecting them. Come and interact with Brinjal’s to learn more […]
‘DOCTORS FOR FOOD & BIO-SAFETY’ cordially invite all to a public lecture on “GENETICALLY MODIFIED (GM) FOODS & OUR HEALTH” The lecture will be delivered by Prof Michael Antoniou, Reader, Dept of Medical & Molecular Genetics, King’s College London, UK and Prof Eric-Gilles Seralini, Chair, Dept of Molecular Biology, University of Caen, France […]