Filed under: Encourage sustainable trade, Say no to genetic engineering | Tags: Bayer, GE, genetic contamination, Genetic Engineering, Genetically Modified Organisms, Rice, United States
Contamination of normal plants by GE (genetically engineered) plants is something we’ve been shouting about for years at Greenpeace. In 2006 we released a report that showed that the “accidental” release of GE rice by Bayer into the US rice supply led to global costs of between US$ 741 million and US$ 1.285 billion.
Filed under: Encourage sustainable trade, Protect ancient forests, Say no to genetic engineering, Stop climate change | Tags: c2c, Copenhagen, Jack Johnson, Jim Carroll, Live Earth, Mobym Missy Higgins, Radiohead
From Making Waves
In 2007, Aussie musician Missy Higgins and her band toured the US in a Prius, participated in Live Earth and helped PETA campaign against animal abuse. That same year, KT Tunstall also jumped on the green bandwagon, touring in a biodiesel-fuelled bus and supporting the “carbon diet” campaign by Global Cool. And Moby is currently participating in the Play4Climate campaign co-created by the EU and MTV to educate people about climate change with a musical backdrop.
Filed under: Deep Green, Defending our Oceans, Encourage sustainable trade, Greenpeace, Stop climate change | Tags: Global Warming, Green My Apple, Greenwashing, Rex Weyler, Whaling
Elle magazine announces that eco-friendly fashions are hip and features Stella McCartney vegan, silk dress sandals at $495, which would work well on a date in the $100,000 Tesla electric sports car. “In this epoch of global warming,” declares Green Guide online fashion consultant Anne Wallace, “fall fashion rules are undergoing climate change: it’s OK to wear knee-high faux fur boots with a light cotton skirt and wool sweater.” Vogue magazine advises, “prepare for erratic weather by putting warmer wraps over something skimpy.” Like your awareness of the issues?