Resistance to agri-business is rising
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Together with 200+ civil society organisations, ASEED has signed an open letter to the EU Commissioner Vestager (responsible for competition and for regulating the mergers) and other relevant Commissioners to voice its opposition to giant agri-business mergers.

Beyond the red lines: a movie on the growing climate justice movement
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From the lignite mines in the Rhineland to the port of Amsterdam or the streets of Paris during the World Climate Summit, the struggles for climate justice are fought at more and more fronts.

The Monsanto Tribunal in the home stretch
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The takeover of Monsanto by Bayer has officially been announced for $66 billion, bringing this way a lot of press and public attention to the Monsanto Tribunal.

The Monsanto Tribunal judges are ready… Where’s Monsanto?
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On July 12th, the organizers of the International Monsanto Tribunal announced the installation of three international judges who will co-chair the citizens’ tribunal, scheduled for October 15-16 in The Hague, Netherlands.

ASEED & the Monsanto Tribunal
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The Monsanto Tribunal will take place between 14 and 16 October 2016 in The Hague. What are the links between it and ASEED and what is this all about?

GMO labelling in the USA: a tipping point for the industry?
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While labelling GMO ingredients in food is mandatory in the European Union, it is still debated in the USA. Vermont is the first state which has passed a law to force companies to disclose genetically engineered ingredients in all products overseen by the Food and Drug Administration. The industry has … verder lezen

7000 people at the Amsterdam Climate March!
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On Sunday 30th November 2015, 7000 people gathered on Museumplein in Amsterdam for the Dutch Climate March, the Klimaatparade. While the Paris march has been forbidden, many demonstrations were organised in big cities all around the world.

Ground Control action camp report
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After many memorable gatherings last summer, the action camps season is now over for good. It is high time to make a short report about Ground Control, the agriculture and climate action camp that took place in the harbour of Amsterdam last July.

Flyer action at Starbucks in Amsterdam
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Today’s action at Starbucks in de Pijp neighborhood in Amsterdam was a success, despite the grey weather. For more than one hour, we handed out flyers to customers and passersby and stood in front of the shop with a banner stating “Starbucks, Say NO to GMO’s!”.

Portraits of Seed People #3 – Daniel Bayer
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Daniel has been a motivated participant in Sowing Diversity, a 5-day seed freaks gathering in Amsterdam, coordinated by ASEED, that brought together youths from 5 countries. He came along with the Arche Noah delegation from Austria, and shared with the whole group his project to start a community garden somewhere … verder lezen

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