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ANALYSIS: Are we being told the full truth about GM mosquitoes?

Helen Wallace

13th September, 2012

Promotion of GM mosquitoes as a way to tackle a tropical disease is simply part of a PR strategy intended to pave the way to a new global business selling GM agricultural pests, says Helen Wallace more...
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TAKE ACTION: Just Label It - Americans demand GM food labelling

Priyanka Mogul

31st January, 2012

Join the growing chorus of individuals and organisations demanding the right to know what's in their food... all GM foods should be labelled, say Just Label It campaigners more...
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Worldwatch report attacks criminalising of seed saving and promotes agroecology

Tom Levitt

13th January, 2011

Green revolution approach of expensive fertilisers and seeds is failing and needs replacing with projects that prevent food waste, build resilience to climate change, and strengthen city farming more...

Biotech industry fights back over reduced meat calls

Ecologist

11th December, 2009

BBSRC-funded website backlash against sustainable watchdog’s call to reduce meat consumption more...
A study on a variety of GM maize found it may have negative effects on stream life

Public needs to be 'educated' into accepting GM

Ecologist

23rd September, 2009

Companies should counter organic groups' criticisms of food technologies to convince consumers to accept biotechnology and irradiation, says US study more...
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Bayer clamps down on GM rice protest in India

Ecologist

13th July, 2009

Campaigners in India are facing charges including trespassing and criminal intimidation following a protest last month against genetically modified rice being trialled by Bayer BioScience more...
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Grant aims to streamline GM crop technology into Africa

Ecologist

1st March, 2009

A charity has given millions to a biotechnology organisation in an aim to advance the use of biotechnology on crops in developing countries. more...
Interview

An audience with Sir David King

Jon Hughes

1st February, 2007

Sir David King is credited with bringing climate change to serious political attention. But he is also a campaign of GM crops. How does that square? more...
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Behind the Label: chain lube

Pat Thomas

13th May, 2009

I know, I know. Every time you think you've gone your greenest, some killjoy comes along and raises the bar a little higher. Apologies in advance. more...
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Biotech firms thwarting GM research, say scientists

News

13th April, 2009

Biotech firms are abusing their trademark controls to stop scientists fully investigating the environmental and health impacts of GM crops, a coalition of US scientists has claimed. more...
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Digging for gold

Monty Waldin

3rd March, 2009

Once again, Monty Waldin gets down on his hands and knees to pay homage to the cosmic forces bringing flavour and strength to biodynamic wine more...
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Bio what?

Monty Waldin

2nd March, 2009

Monty Waldin's thirst for good wines leads him to visit a biodynamic farm. More than just a load of bull, he finds, making rich, complex wines requires quality cow manure more...

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New Mexico's traditional chilies are threatened by GMO seeds

Ecologist

22nd January, 2009

New Mexico’s chilli farmers are under threat. The film 'Red, green of GE?' hears from those concerned about the potentially devastating effects GMO crops would have on the New Mexico chilli. more...
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Jimmy's GM Food Fix

Jonathan Matthews

27th November, 2008

Last year celebrity pig farmer Jimmy Doherty kept 1000 organically reared pigs, while this year apparently he's raised barely 200. But if Jimmy’s farm is on the skids, the same cannot be said of his career as a media celeb. more...
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Are our hands tied?

Clare Oxborrow; Becky Price; Peter Riley

1st November, 2008

Whether we like it or not, the Government says that we must accept the necessity of genetically modified crops to fuel, feed and heal the world. Leading academics, researchers and campaigners in the GM arena address the science and the spin of the GM 'solution', as well as looking at alternatives that are already contributing to a sustainable farming future. more...
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Feed the world?

Dr Ricarda A Steinbrecher and Antje Lorch

1st November, 2008

The promise of more food from increased yields is driving the appeal for more GM crops, but that promise is theoretical and unfulfilled, argue Dr Ricarda A Steinbrecher and Antje Lorch more...
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Desert grain

Prof Jack Heinemann

1st November, 2008

Can food crops really be engineered to thrive - and to yield more - under drought conditions? After 25 years we're still waiting for the flood of evidence, says Prof Jack Heinemann more...
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The driving use of genetic engineering

Geoff Tansey

1st November, 2008

As biotech companies hoover up patents, Geoff Tansey considers what we could end up paying for our future food supply more...
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Break Free

Clare Oxborrow, Becky Price, and Peter Riley

1st November, 2008

In the past decade, the sales pitch of the biotech companies has shifted with the climate of public opinion. Public scepticism has remained high, but politicians seem to have bought enthusiastically into the GM ‘solution’. In many ways this encapsulates where science has gone wrong – by inventing technologies without first deciding what problems need addressing. If GM crops are the answer, what exactly is the problem? more...
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Growing concern

Pat Thomas

1st November, 2008

Genetically modified food. It’s a big issue. Increasingly, we are handed the notion that GM food is just like any other food, only better, because of its almost magical power to solve our most immediate crises of poverty, hunger, fossil-fuel depletion and climate change. more...
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GM: Halt the growing threat

Pat Thomas

31st October, 2008

Growing anxiety, growing concern, growing doubts, growing uncertainty. If you are one of a growing number of people who want to be heard on the subject of GM, and to find out how you can become involved in keeping the future GM-free, here are some places to start. more...
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The language of the GM technology debate

Prof Guy Cook

1st October, 2008

The great GM debate is a complex one. Professor Guy Cook examines the ways in which the issue is often tackled - verbally that is. more...
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Life in the mix

Jim Thomas

1st October, 2008

From computer games to biohacking, digital designers are ditching music and video in favour of remastering a more exciting medium... more...
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How to be free: Endogenous growth theory

Tom Hodgkinson

1st October, 2008

The more I think about it, the more sense it makes: gardening will save the world. For in a garden is truth, beauty and lots of good food... more...
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Mapping Macrobes

Jim Thomas

20th August, 2008

Mapmaking and conquest has a disturbingly close history. As indigenous people learned, the innocuous mapmaker may be followed by weapons, property claims and exploitation. more...

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