In the UK farmers recall simple circles appearing on their land for generations. The British media first reported on the circles in the early 1980s. By 1990 crop circles had exploded into the public mind as the new phenomenon changed from simple circular patterns into huge and complex, geometric formations. Crop circles are a world-wide phenomenon, however, the main concentration of events are to be found in Southern England, around ancient sites such as Stonehenge, Avebury and Silbury Hill. Although there are many theories as to their creation, none have been able to explain satisfactorily exactly how the circles are made. Alien spaceship landings or flying light-bulbs? The obvious assumption would be that all the circles and shapes are man-made, but even amongst scientists there are some who reject this theory.


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Books, magazines and websites on crop circles generate an alien mystique, encouraging people to consider the unknown. Introductions like the above are quite common. Man-made or not, crop-circles prove to be very visual and powerful "installations". This also appears to be John Lundberg's vision. He is a professional crop circle maker and in august 2006 he decided to help Greenpeace on their campaign against genetic engineering in relation to environmental disasters.


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Greenpeace believes GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) should not be released into the environment as there is too little adequate scientific understanding of their impact on the environment and human health. The organization advocates immediate interim measures such as labeling of GE (Genetically Engineered) ingredients, and the segregation of genetically engineered crops and seeds from conventional ones. Greenpeace opposes all patents on plants, animals and humans, as well as patents on their genes as for life is not an industrial commodity.


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In a small village called Cuanajo in the state of Michoacan, together with three helpers, Lundberg created a 65 meter (200 feet) question mark.


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The field they chose to create the mark in, is situated in a GE free region and a celebration was held to honour this status. The festival showed that each type of maize has a purpose. Maize for tortillas, tamales, atoles, pozole, animal feed and also to create handcrafts which the locals sold in market stalls. The biodiversity of this region is characteristic and according to Greenpeace it is necessary for Mexico to rid itself of genetic contamination and keep its maize GE-free.


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Besides cornfields, also wheat, barley, canola, rye, linseed, grass, rice, sand and soy turn out to be extremely powerful media to spread all kinds of messages over the internet. A selection:


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hello kitty


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ghandi


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big rich judy


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rice painting


rice mona lisa


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But wait, there's more!


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  • A definitive collection of "real" and fake circles As there exist methods for determining which is which (stems bent not broken, enlarged and blown stem nodules, even magnetic properties imbued in the plants ) I would like to know if anyone publishes these pictures along with a "confidence level" of their provenance The fakes are just "noise" to anyone seriously studying the subject As to the existence of alien artists I cannot say - but I know a good puzzle when I see it Cropcircleconnector comes close but does not exclude the fakes Can anyone contribute ?

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  • i like to look at these. they're so fascinating!

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  • Some of these pictures look like they where photoshopped. Don't let these fool you.. Neat work. Maybe try another way of showing it instead of on crops. I don't really like the idea of ruining crops like that. But thats my opinion. But like I said, nice work and these people are very talented. :)

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  • maashaa Allah... maashaa Allah...

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  • OUR FATHER WHICH ART IN HEAVEN "behold" HALLOWED BE THY NAME "united kingdom" THY KINGDOM COME THY WILL BE DONE IN EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN "green meadows" GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD "wheat" AND FORGIVE US OUR DEBTS "seed n plow" AS WE FORGIVE OUR DEBTORS "sow n reap" AND LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION "glean BUT DELIVER US FROM EVIL: FOR THINE IS "not THE KINGDOM,AND THE POWER,AND THE "the GLORY,FOR EVER, AMEN "field" orphan n widow

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  • Some of this is fake and im not exactly happy?

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  • 2012 end of the world .........................this is true

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  • Kewel. Awesome. You know it's mostly fake right?

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  • scary!!!

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  • uno di questi sembrano dei pianeti in alliniamento.. che ci vogliano avvertire che nel prossimo alliniamento la terra e in pericolo!

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  • i love ufo crop so cool and i wanna know how he make crop circle... i hope i have a link

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  • Its nothing more than an arts. it may possible during putting of seeds no body can prove ufo deeds..

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  • Hi. Some crop circle on Google Earth : http://www.rodsbot.com/google-earth-crop_circle-0.htm

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  • CHECK>>>>'The fourth Kind' trailer THEN... CHECK>>>>a recent crop circle...'the owl'.

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  • Hi,, this was so lovely , each and every design is to its perfect .... Are all these by the UFO or man made ,,,,

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  • So many amazing crop ART!

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  • hey! you didn't include the whole high vibration theory thing! and its funny. from the pictures you've supplied, you can totally see which circles have been made by the same artists. thanks for the reference!

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  • Very incredible! Feel happy n excited!

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  • some of the pics done in the crops are really coooool

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  • I like the japanese one :D

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  • KEWL!!

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  • I'm interested in getting permission to use one of your crop circle pictures. Please get in touch with me.

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  • Clearly we have been visited! The Sapce Invader one is great! I guess we all need a hobby! I wonder what the EBEs think of all this silliness?

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  • these are sooo cool! how did you find so many pictures?

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  • > Segregation of genetically engineered crops and seeds from conventional ones Segregation? Whoops? what is this.. them greenpeace guys are racists or what? Look at those outfits!? No seriously, regarding the issue of genetic manipulation I agree with greenpeace that we should be careful and segregation might be a way to keep things under control. We are playing with fire here, and it always wise to contain a fire when experimenting. Of course I am not against GE altogether since that would imply a cowardness towards the unknown. And lets not forget Maize was created by humans, presumably through direct domestication of Teosinte, which originated in Mexico and still grows wild in remote mountain areas there.

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