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2008-06-17 12:00:00

By EHUD ZION WALDOKS Five of the largest environmental organizations in Israel launched a joint public pressure campaign on Sunday to halt what they see as the headlong rush to begin the Red-Dead Sea canal project before feasibility studies have been completed.

2007-04-20 06:00:30

By Nohynek, Gerhard J; Lademann, Jrgen; Ribaud, Christele; Roberts, Michael S Many modern cosmetic or sunscreen products contain nano-sized components.

2006-09-05 10:11:47

By Jeremy Smith BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European consumers may be at risk from unauthorized genetically modified (GMO) rice grown in China after a biotech strain was found in products sold in three EU countries, two leading environment groups said on Tuesday.

2006-09-05 10:07:52

By Jeremy Smith BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European consumers may be at risk from unauthorized genetically modified (GMO) rice grown in China after a biotech strain was found in products sold in three EU countries, two leading environment groups said on Tuesday.

2006-04-03 05:47:10

By Jeremy Smith BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Environmental group Friends of the Earth on Monday accused the European Commission of favoring the biotech industry in its vision of how GMO crops could be grown alongside organic and traditional types.

2006-01-10 12:27:48

LONDON (Reuters) - Genetically modified crops could become marginalized due to consumer rejection and technical difficulties in developing new products, environmental group Friends of the Earth said on Tuesday.

2005-08-25 01:40:09

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two environmental groups and four U.S. cities may sue U.S. federal agencies which finance overseas projects which they say contribute to global warming, a federal judge has ruled.


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