Blockade of Danish storage facility of synthetic fertilisers Yara
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New campaign against industrial agriculture: On March 26 (2018) activists blockade Yara’s synthetic fertilizer storage facility in southern Zealand, Denmark. [Report from the Danish activists:] We are writing to you to let you know about a new campaign that the climate collective has recently thrown its support behind. ”Free the … verder lezen

Stop new GMOs – a brochure with 12 arguments
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[This page is not yet available in English, but the bruchure is] Deze brochure gaat in op de nieuwe soorten gentech die worden gebruikt en in ontwikkeling zijn. Met deze brochure geven we 12 redenen waarom ook voor deze technieken dezelfde regeling zou moeten gelden als voor de ‘normale’ genetische … verder lezen

Bike action to protect De Boterbloem
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[update: On March 7 an action took place to try to convince the local politicians. Three tractors and a group of Boterbloem supporters with pitchforks and other farm tools went to the town hall for a strong and clear demonstration. And it is election time in Amsterdam. The Green Left … verder lezen

Seedmail #43 – Spring is in the air, but so is CO2
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The weather was pretty mild in January: bulbs were starting to sprout while birds were singing like it was already March. However, the freezing temperatures in the last few days reminded us that we are still in winter. Well, it’s sunny (at least in Amsterdam) and this motivates us to … verder lezen

Reclaim the Seeds 2018: from Rotterdam via Amsterdam to Leuven
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Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch.

Good news for organic and biodiverse seeds
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[no English translation available yet] De Europese Raad en de Landbouwcommissie van het Europees Parlement hebben op 20 november jl. hun goedkeuring gegeven aan de nieuwe bioverordening voor de Europese Unie. Drie jaar onderhandelen heeft geresulteerd in een breed pakket aan aanpassingen die als overwinning voor milieu en diversiteit kunnen worden … verder lezen

Feeding the world with organic agriculture? Not easy, but it is possible
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“Feeding the world in an ecological manner would be on condition of drastic measures, conclude scientists.” This is the title of a pretty alarming and one-sided article published in the Dutch Newspaper De Volkskrant on November 15, 2017.

Climate activists demonstrate against the German Animal Feed Association
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On November 7, 25 activists demonstrated in Bonn under the slogan “Stop the livestock industry and its lobby at COP23! – DVT: stop facilitating climate change!”. ASEED and the German network Animal Climate Action had called up for the demonstration. At 10:30 a.m., the action began with an opening rally … verder lezen

The climate problem is a food problem
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Potatoes in Greenland, olives in the south of England, bell peppers grown outside of greenhouses in the Netherlands… The warmer weather offers possibilities. Furthermore, thanks to the mild winters, we can start growing our crops a few weeks earlier than we used to. And a higher level of CO2 also … verder lezen

COP23: Guerilla against Greenwashing continued!
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2 years ago, during the UN Climate Summit COP21 in Paris, ASEED started the Guerilla Against Greenwashing.

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