Pesticides debate in Amsterdam
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On Thursday April 5th, ASEED will participate in a debate (In English) on pesticides organised by the Green Office of the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. A representative from Syngenta and a professor in ecotoxicology will also be present.

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

ASEED info night : new GMOs
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On Friday March 23rd, join us at NieuwLand in Amsterdam to discuss about Genetically Modified Organisms in agriculture.

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.

Buy The Planet Summit
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On the 12th of December, French president Emmanuel Macron gathered international negotiators in Paris for the One Planet Summit. Exactly two years after signing the Paris Agreement, the idea was to celebrate this achievement and go further in tackling climate change. The summit has been organised by the United Nations … verder lezen

COP23, final update: negotiations outcomes
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Have governments achieved anything relevant? Did they finish the Paris Agreement documents? Did they discuss agriculture or climate refugees? This is a short review on the final negotiation outcomes at the COP23

COP23, update 4: positive initiatives
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Despite the strong ‘business as usual’ attitude we witnessed in and around the COP23, all was not doom and gloom in Bonn. Here are some very positive or promising initiatives we have heard of over there.

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