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Campaigns

GM

Cheltenham Friends of the Earth works to help dispel the 10 Big Myths about GM food and crops

These are:

1. “We need genetic modification to feed a growing world population.”No, because the hungry world comes from poverty, bad storage and transport facilities, and unfair trade.

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Biofuels

It is well known that biofuels are blended with road fuels, so even if you use public transport you can not abstain from deforestation diesel. Richard Branson is also keen to use this greenwash fuel in his trains and planes.

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Fix the Food Chain

In November 2010 Cheltenham Friends of the Earth decided the support the Sustainable Livestock Bill. The bill was introduced because animals in British factory farms are fed soy grown by destroying forests and other natural habitats in South America.

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