“Boeren en Gentech” in Filmhuis Cavia
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Drie documentaires over de invloed van gentechniek op het boerenbedrijf. Donderdag 10 en vrijdag 11 april, met sprekers en debat.

Screening The Future of Food in Den Haag
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On Monday 31st of March De Haagse Pook will screen the documentary The Future of Food in De Paardenberg (Julianakerk). Before the screening there is the possibility to have a nice gmo free meal. More information

Screening The Future of Food
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On Monday 31st of March the workgroup Environment in the Eastern Innercity in Amsterdam will screen the documentary The Future of Food in the oval hall of the Oosterkerk on Wittenburg.

Pictures of earlier Genespotting actions
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Also in 2003 and 2004 A SEED brought a visit to some GM test fields. At that time it was about potatoe fields in the north of the Netherlands. Here you find some pictures to give you an impression.

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Anti-G8 bicycle caravan active against Dutch GM test fields
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On Friday May 4 the Gr8chaoskaravaan – one of six bicycle caravans against the G8 summit in Germany – together with A SEED carried out a protest action against a planned test field with genetically manipulated maize by Pioneer in the dutch town of Werkendam. The caravan finds it outrageous that the municipality has not been properly informed about the test field in advance.

 

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Leaving a message on the sidewalk 

 

Gr8chaoskaravaan gegen Genfelder in NL

Throw Genetic Engineering Overboard! – boat tour 2005 report
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From the 3rd until the 15th of August 2005, a group of activists toured around the northern provinces of the Netherlands calling upon municipalities and farmers to declare their regions gm-free. The tour stopped at Den Helder, Texel, Terschelling, Harlingen, Leeuwarden, Emmeloord, Enkhuizen and Lelystad.

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“GMO of the fields!”, report on anti-GMO action in Drimmelen
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On saturday June 24rd over 50 environmental activists visited a field with genetically modified Bt-Maize at Hooge Zwaluwe in the municipality of Drimmelen (in the south-west of the Netherlands). Supported by a sambaband and a batallion of the clown army CLOLONEL they informed the local population on the presence of the GM corn. The official purpose of the GM field is to measure contamination of regular corn at 25 meters distance.

Activists inspect GM maize in Blitterswijck
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Last saturday 22nd of July, 15 activists of XminY and Aseed held a public action at the field with genetically modified maize in Blitterswijck in the south of The Netherlands. The purpose of the inspection was to investigate the correctness of the information regarding the field trial given by the authorities and the research institute. The civil inspectors also took soil samples and provided information to the local villagers.

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measuring the distance between gm- and receptor field
“Stop the seeds of destruction!”
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ImageOn the 15th of June 2005, activists from A SEED Europe, XminY and Respect for Animals protested at the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV) and the offices of the Dutch Biotechnology Association (NIABA).

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