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Anti-GM protest shuts down BASF UK headquarters (& photos & video links)

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At the crack of dawn, Tuesday, 6th May, after a long night of preparation, Earth First! activists from all across England jumped into two vehicles and speed towards south Manchester, dead set on taking some effective action against the ecologically destructive plans of notorious chemical company BASF. There was no desire for symbolic protest, but simple action that hit hard at the one thing they value the most, their pockets.

GM fields squatted in Germany (& Portuguese update)

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The past couple of weeks saw two successful field squats in Germany preventing the sowing of genetically modified crops.

5 years of war! Stop the Nanotech and Biotech War Profiteers!

Click here to join the action, join us on March 19th, 2008.

This Nano-Virtual-Sit-In is being performed on the 5th anniversary of the war on Iraq. We have chosen biotech and nanotech corporations and organizations as our targets, because their science is driven by the war and drives the war.

http://bang.calit2.net/5yearsofwar/

International Women's Day: anti-GM occupation & trashing, Brazil

On March 7th - International Women's Day - dozens of Brazilian women occupied a research site of the U.S.-based agricultural biotechnology giant Monsanto in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, destroying the greenhouse and experimental plots of genetically-modified (GM) corn.

Limagrain Moves GM Tests To The US due to French ban & decontaminations

FRANCE: February 29, 2008
PARIS - Europe's largest seed cooperative Limagrain said on Thursday it had moved its research tests into genetically modified (GM) crops to the United States, put off by France's hostility to GMs and the destruction of test fields.

Latest details: Earth First! Winter Moot 2008 - February 22nd – 24th 2008 - Nottingham

EF! fist tree 1Join us for
Activist skill share
Planning radical action on climate change,
Sharing ideas for the Earth First! Summer Gathering
Opposition to the UK genetic crop trials and mega-dams in Iceland
a chance to share info on your own campaign

Arrive from 5pm, Friday February 22nd 2008, with dinner at 7 o'clock.
Open to all those who have been involved in radical ecological direct action and to those who just want to find out more.