IMPACTS ON FARMERS
Works to influence standards development for organics and support the growth of the Australian organic market.
International NGO promoting sustainable management and use of agricultural biodiversity based on people's control over genetic resources.
An Australia-wide network of conventional and organic farmers concerned about the economic, environmental and social impacts of GE crops.
Organise organic food and farmers' markets around Sydney.
Comprehensive online guide to organic farming and buying in Australia.
Renown farmer from Saskatchewan, Canada. His canola fields were contaminated with Monsanto's GE canola.
An organisation dedicated to the conservation and sustainable advancement of cultural and ecological diversity and human rights.
Promote sustainable agriculture and strengthening government oversight of GE food.
Questions whether GE crops really can "feed the world".
A great general factsheet on the issues and problems with GE food crops.
Most of the myths about GM are deliberately created by GM companies so we thought it was time to get a few things straight.
Australia is set to be the first country in the world to commercially grow GM wheat.
Briefing and reports
The biotech takeover of our daily bread
Reviews the Canadian experience of growing GE canola crops, and the lessons Australia should learn from it.
Considers claims by proponents of GM crops that transgenic, drought-tolerant crops will lead to a huge yield increase to “feed the world"
Examines claims that GM saline-tolerant crops are nearly available to farmers, enabling them to produce crops on land damaged by salination.
Greenpeace Australia Pacific has launched a critical report detailing the development of genetically modified (GM) wheat in Australia.
Documents Monsanto's lawsuits against American farmers – thousands of investigations, nearly 100 lawsuits and numerous bankruptcies.
Are "climate-ready genes" a silver bullet solution to climate change or just a golden opportunity to push GE crops?
The economic and regulatory impacts from the unintended release of GE rice into America's rice merchandising system.
Explains why GE crops will fail to deliver an equitable and sustainable model of agriculture.
Examines the economic costs of GE canola resulting from contamination, based on experiences in the USA and Canada.