Bt Brinjal

BIODIVERSITY, POLITICS AND CONSERVATION

Session on Green Politics in 2nd Indian Biodiversity Congress

Date: 11 December, 2012
Time: 9 am to 1 pm
Venue: J. N. Tata Hall, Indian Insitute of Science, Bangalore

Environment Support Group is organising a session on Green Politics on 11th December 2012, 9 am to 1 pm, as part of the 2nd Indian Biodiversity Congress held at J. N. Tata Hall, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.  

 

For more details of the Congress please visit: http://www.ibconline.co.in/  

Public Interest Litigation in Karnataka High Court challenging callous disregard for biodiversity protection

Press Release : Bangalore : 16 October 2012

Release: 16 October 2012: Bangalore

Public Interest Litigation in Karnataka High Court challenging callous disregard for biodiversity protection

 

SAY NO TO Bt Brinjal : SAY NO to Release of Genetically Modified Crops in India

Participate in the Public Consultation on Bt Brinjal to be held by Shri. Jairam Ramesh, Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests (i/c)

6 February, 2010

Saturday, 6th February 2010
At Jnana Jyothi Auditotium, Central College Campus, Palace Road,
Near State Bank of Mysore Circle, Bangalore - 560001
Time: 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

Bt Brinjal

Environment Minister’s Decision on Bt Brinjal Welcome, Scientifically Sound, but Sketchy and Legally Weak

Press Release : Bangalore : 10 February 2010

The decision of the Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests (I/C), Mr. Jairam Ramesh, to place a moratorium on the clearance accorded by Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC), to the environmental release of the Bt brinjal variety developed by M/s Mahyco (an Indian seed company with substantial investment from US multinational, Monsanto) is without doubt an historic decision that is a triumph for public opinion and rational decision-making. We acknowledge the unprecedented action of Mr.

Watch Al Jazeera's The Stream special on ESG's biopiracy case against Monsanto and its implications for agriculture and food security

Derrick Ashong, musician and social entrepreneur, hosted this online programme aired on 24 January 2012

Press Release : Bangalore : 24 January 2012

Al Jazeera's The Stream special focussing on ESG's expose of Monsanto's biopiracy in India while advancing Bt Brinjal, covered a whole range of interconnected issues.

Watch the programme on You Tube.  (Duration: 45 mins.).  

 

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