Exciting news from Brazil, Spain, Australia, Germany, Brussels, Austria, Switzerland, Argentina (3/5/2004)

News of actions from Brazil, Spain, Australia, Germany, Brussels, Austria, Switzerland, Argentina and Chile! And check out: http://weblog.greenpeace.org/ge/

Exciting news:

Brazil: Greenpeace activists from the Arctic Sunrise prevent the  entrance of Global Wind ship to the port of Paranagua. Greenpeace activist chained "himself" to the anchor chain of Global Wind, labelling the ship with a banner saying "GE". The Global Wind carries about 30 000 tons of GE soya from Argentina. Greenpeace defends Brazilian interest to remain the most important source of non-GE. http://www.greenpeace.org.br/tour2004_ogm/?conteudo_id=1180

Spain: 'Gene Detectives' from the Greenpeace ship, the MV Esperanza, intercepted and boarded a ship, the 'Winner', carrying thousands of tons of GE soya to demand an end to the massive contamination of the Spanish food supply by GE soya imports http://weblog.greenpeace.org/ge/archives/001256.html#more http://www.greenpeace.org/international_en/press/release?item_id=463672&campaign_id=3942 http://www.greenpeace.org/espana_es/news/details?item_id=465151

Australia - The return of the RW A week after our Greenpeace team in Australia painted the hull of a ship in Brisbane with the demand to 'Stop GE Imports', the Rainbow Warrior has blocked the same ship from leaving Port Kembla, New South Wales on its way to Melbourne http://weblog.greenpeace.org/ge/archives/001247.html#more

The Rhein was once again the focus of the Rainbow Warrior's attention - along with a Greenpeace flotilla including the Vega - met the cargo ship as it entered Melbourne carrying 6300 tonnes of unlabelled genetically engineered soya. http://weblog.greenpeace.org/ge/archives/001261.html#more http://www.greenpeace.org.au/ge/index.html

Germany - The true cost of patents http://weblog.greenpeace.org/ge/archives/001257.html#more http://www.greenpeace.org/deutschland/ Top chefs cooking with Greenpeace in opposition to geneticengineering - Greenpeace discovers GM soybeans at Müller company dairy farmers http://weblog.greenpeace.org/ge/archives/001267.html#more

Brussels - Save our seeds http://www.saveourseeds.org/downloads/sos_pe_03_05_04_eng.pdf

Austria - End of GMO-free Agriculture in EU ahead http://weblog.greenpeace.org/ge/archives/001258.html#more http://www.greenpeace.at/gentech

Switzerland - Farmers & NGOs target Syngenta http://info.greenpeace.ch/de/gentech/index

Argentina - Greenpeace helps protect Argentinean reserve http://weblog.greenpeace.org/ge/archives/001249.html#more http://www.greenpeace.org.ar/

Brazil - consumers take action at Carrefour http://weblog.greenpeace.org/ge/archives/001259.html#more Greenpeace activists 'waved goodbye' to the Galateia ship from Paranagua port in Brazil. The bulk carrier left carrying 60,900 tons of GE FREE soya to Asia. http://weblog.greenpeace.org/ge/archives/001266.html#more http://www.greenpeace.org.br/

Chile - GP Chile launches consumer guide http://weblog.greenpeace.org/ge/archives/001268.html#more http://www.greenpeace.cl/2default.asp

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