GMO Dossiers

ALERT ! Publieksraadpleging veldproef GGO-CRISPR-Maïs

Het Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie (VIB) plantte vorig jaar een GGO-maïs veld aan zonder daarvoor de wettelijk geldende procedures te volgen! De overheid kneep daarbij niet alleen een oogje dicht, maar moedigde het VIB er zelfs toe aan. Nadat het Europese Hof besliste dat ook voor nieuwe GGOs de bestaande wetgeving gevolgd moet worden, werd het veld snel geregulariseerd.  ...
20.11 debate : Monoculture (GE) tree plantations for a sustainable energy transition?

20.11 debate : Monoculture (GE) tree plantations for a sustainable energy transition?

How Belgian technology development can impact South-American communities 20th of November 2017 Film-Plateau, Paddenhoek 3 GENT 19h30. Doors open 19h00   Under the banner of promoting the ‘bio-economy’, scientists of the Flemish Institute of Biotechnology (VIB) and Ghent University take part in a worldwide contest to genetically engineer trees in order to ease the conversion of...
(Nederlands) Actie : Joke, kap ermee! Jouw GGO-populieren zijn een valse oplossing!

(Nederlands) Actie : Joke, kap ermee! Jouw GGO-populieren zijn een valse oplossing!

(Nederlands) Chili: VIB doof voor protest van lokale gemeenschappen  bij Genetisch Gemanipuleerde Bomen-Conferentie

(Nederlands) Chili: VIB doof voor protest van lokale gemeenschappen bij Genetisch Gemanipuleerde Bomen-Conferentie

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Video:  GM poplars : another false solution to combat climate change

Video: GM poplars : another false solution to combat climate change

On the UN International Day of Forests, the Belgian action group Field Liberation Movement (FLM) published a new animated video that explains the flaws behind the GMO poplar tree field trial taking place in the Flemish countryside. The GM poplars have been modified to be weaker, as researchers hope this will enhance their ability to...
Send a Request for a Licence to Cut to the Flemish Minister

Send a Request for a Licence to Cut to the Flemish Minister

Request a licence to cut the floppy GE poplars grown on the test fields of the Flemish research institutes (VIB & ILVO) in Wetteren. You can add your personal details in the form at the right hand side of the screen. We will fill out the standardized form in and send it to minister Joke...
Video: Floppy genetically modified poplars join the debate

Video: Floppy genetically modified poplars join the debate

Would you like to know a bit more about the floppy GM poplars, here is a video for you, in Dutch, with English subtitles.  
Action Video: "Joke, you may cut these trees"

Action Video: “Joke, you may cut these trees”

Short videoclip on the action of Sunday 20 of November in Wetteren, in the  field with genetically modified poplars of the VIB (Flemish Institute of Biotechnology) where activists planted a license to cut on the field for the Flemish Minister in charge, Joke Schauvliege.

ES CP: Falsas soluciones para el cambio climático, no gracias!

Miembr*s del Field Liberation Movement adjudican un permiso de corte a Joke Schauvliege para cortar los árboles genéticamente modificados en un experimento de campo en Wetteren. (Wetteren, Bélgica – 20 de noviembre 2016) Al finalizar la cumbre sobre cambio climático en Marrakech, un*s 20 miembros del Field Liberation Movement (FLM) pusieron carteles con un permiso...
Climate false solutions, no thanks!   Field Liberation Movement give permit to cut field trial of GMO trees to Flemish Environment Minister, Joke Schauvliege

Climate false solutions, no thanks! Field Liberation Movement give permit to cut field trial of GMO trees to Flemish Environment Minister, Joke Schauvliege

  (Wetteren – 20th November 2016) At the end of the climate summit in Marrakesh, 20 activists from the Field Liberation Movement planted a “permit to cut” in a field of GMO poplar trees belonging to the Flemish Institute of Biotechnology. The permit was given symbolically to Joke Schauvliege, the Flemish Minister responsible for climate...
Send a license to cut to Joke!

Send a license to cut to Joke!

(Nederlands) Filmpjes en veelgestelde vragen over de aardappelveldproef en de Grote Aardappel Ruilactie

(Nederlands) Filmpjes en veelgestelde vragen over de aardappelveldproef en de Grote Aardappel Ruilactie

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