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biological diversity meeting amidst farmer’s protests
Following the UN talks on GM crops and food, the eighth Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) started in Curitiba on 20th March 2007.
Court orders shut down shell oil depot
March 7th 2007 -– Friends of the Earth International welcomed today’s ruling of the Philippines Supreme Court, which ordered the Manila City government to shut down the Pandacan oil depot.
Scientists issue global warning
FEBRUARY 2, 2007 -- Friends of the Earth International today called on world leaders to take urgent action to cut emissions of greenhouse gases after the planet's leading scientific experts, endorsed by the world's governments, delivered the starkest warning yet on the threat of global climate change.
File who benefits from gm crops? - 2007 summary - mandarin
Friends of the Earth International, January 2007: Summary from the report 'Who benefits from GM crops? An Analysis of the global performance of genetically modified (GM) crops 1996-2006'. In 2006 the spread of Genetically Modified (GM) crops worldwide showed signs of stalling. Production of GM crops on a large scale continued to be limited to a few crops and countries and have not addressed the main agricultural problems and challenges facing farmers in most countries. They have not proven to be superior to conventional crops, and the ‘second generation’ GM farm crops with attractive “food traits” promised by the industry has not appeared.
File who benefits from gm crops? - 2007 summary - indonesian
Friends of the Earth International, January 2007: Summary from the report 'Who benefits from GM crops? An Analysis of the global performance of genetically modified (GM) crops 1996-2006'. In 2006 the spread of Genetically Modified (GM) crops worldwide showed signs of stalling. Production of GM crops on a large scale continued to be limited to a few crops and countries and have not addressed the main agricultural problems and challenges facing farmers in most countries. They have not proven to be superior to conventional crops, and the ‘second generation’ GM farm crops with attractive “food traits” promised by the industry has not appeared.
Shell: clean up your mess
January 31st 2007 - - A new report, launched the day before oil giant Shell announces its 2006 annual profits (1 February 2007) calls on Shell to use the profits to begin cleaning up damage it has caused to communities and the environment. The report offers proposals and figures for where and how Shell should repair some of the damage it has caused in nine communities around the world.
Stark findings on climate change
2 February 2007 -- The world's leading scientific experts are set to deliver the latest, starkest findings on climate change. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change begins its release of the long anticipated Fourth Assessment Report in Paris on 2 February 2007, which is set to provide the most credible evidence yet of the human link to climate change and its devastating impacts.
World Trade, Davos, and the WSF
January 24, 2007 - Instead of rushing into reviving world trade talks when they meet at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on 24 - 28 January, world leaders should listen to the voices from the seventh World Social Forum in Nairobi, warned Friends of the Earth International today.
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