GE in the UK. An effective conduit of information through which a network of individuals, groups and other organsations work together. PO BOX 9656 Tel: 0181 374 9516 (General genetics info) OneWorld Online http://www.oneworld.org/guides/biotech/GE_events.htm Constantly updated and extremely well presented list of events and what's currently happening in the world of GE. Always worth a look in to find out the latest news.
An International Environmental Organisation that both lobbies and takes Non Violent Direct Action. Opposed to the release of genetically manipulated organisms into the environment. General homepage for Genetic info - Newsletter, press updates, actions etc. Greenpeace, Canonbury Villas, Islington, London N1 2PN Tel: 0171 865 8100
A network of 60 radical local groups taking non violent direct action to protect the environment. Most EF! groups are strongly against release of genetically manipulated organisms, many against the technology of Genetic Manipulation itself. EarthFirst!, c/o Manchester EF!, Dept 29, 1 Newton Street, Manchester M1 1HW Tel: 0161 224 4846 GENETICS FORUM firstname.lastname@example.org Taking to promote public awareness of the long term implications of genetic engineering. Genetics Forum, 5/11 Worship St, London EC2A 2BH Tel: 0171 638 0606
The Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Environment Alliance email@example.com Mothers for Natural Law
Making their presence felt with overviews, scientific backgrounds, a call to action and other links . They state: "Our goal is to make this issue a topic of conversation in every household in America right away. We want to create a wave of consumer pressure that will force the food industry and the government to take immediate precautionary action." Watch out Monsanto here come the mothers.
The Alliance for Bio-Integrity
The Alliance was "formed (a) to rally Americans to reject genetically engineered foods on the basis of religious principle and (b) to protect their right to do so. The Alliance is a nonprofit, nonpolitical organization that will both educate and litigate." Site offers mailing list facility. With a religious undertow.
Council for Responsible Genetics
The CRG "represent over 1,000 scientists, bioethicists and religious leaders who are concerned about the social and ethical implications of new genetic technologies. One of the main goals of the CRG is to document cases of genetic discrimination and civil liberties abuses that occur as a result of genetic testing and DNA profiling."
Australian GeneEthics Network
Mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org Offers in its own words: "a federation of groups and individuals who promote critical discussion and debate on the environmental, social and ethical impacts of genetic engineering technologies." Action alerts, letters to the editor, petition details ... good list but tragic selection of colours.
Purefood Campaign (USA)
Simply presented site with details of what Purefood Campaign is (USA). Excellent set of links with organisational, governmental sites and publications, foreign language sites. The Swedish site is a combined Web Pages (SWEDISH) Greenpeeace and NLP Pure Food Campaign .
"We oppose the patenting of all natural genetic materials. We hold that life cannot be bought, owned sold, discovered or patented, even in it's smallest form. We particularly oppose the Human Genome Diversity Project which intends to collect, and make available our genetic materials which may be used for commercial, scientific and military purposes." WEN A non-profit, membership organisation working to inform and empower people who care about the environment. No web site as yet but a definite player in the UK. Can be Snail mailed at: Women's Environmental Network, Test Tube Harvest Campaign., 87 Worship Street, London, EC2A 2BE, UKTel: 0171 354 8823 An Independent bimonthly newsletter concerned with the harmful effects of all aspects of genetic research and technology. Genethics News, PO Box 6313, London N16 0DY SAFE ALLIANCE email@example.com An alliance of more than 30 groups working on issues around sustainable agriculture, food and environment. SAFE Alliance, 38 Ebury St, London SW1W 0LU, Tel: 0171 823 5660 RTS firstname.lastname@example.org From the people who brought you the hit 'Dancing in the Square' in duet with The Liverpool Dockers, RTS now run a genetics information email list. If you would like to be on it (and are not already) send them an eMail putting 'Subscibe Genetics' in the subject box.
Organic farmers and suppliers can share info here - if you're interested in this 'field' it's a good place to get your hands dirty as it were.
ASEED is a Euro-group involved in g/e and other enviro issues the campaigners & the pressure groups UK Soil Association (Organics )
UK Organics Soil Assoication pages Corporate Watch
Corperate watch, great team of enviromentalists who have been involved with the GEN and all things corporate. Want to find out the dirt on an MNCs hands then this is the place for you.
Genetically Engineered Foods
"Genetically Engineered Foods - Safety Problems" conveys scientific facts about various problems with GE foods.
Absolute Health is a nutritional website with over 140 subjects at present, including material on Aspartame, Herbicide resistant weeds, Genetically altered food, Milk, etc.
Natural Law Party
Well presented auguments on all issues pertaining to the struggle. John Fagan one of the leading speakers on thingc
GMO Others/ Misc.
Rachels hazardous waste homepage.
Dr Andrew Weil's website. He has a writeup on GEfoods
john Allen - database of non-GE food suppliers
help to avert the dangers of G/E
John Rose Englishman campaigning on genetic engineering