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Ecovillages: A model life?

Laura Sevier, Mike Henderson & Nritijuna Naidu

3rd June, 2008

More people are turning to eco communities as a viable alternative to urban life. Laura Sevier reports more...
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10 reasons why GM won't feed the world

Mark Anslow

1st March, 2008

Genetic modification can't deliver a safe, secure future food supply. Here's why... more...
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Biotech lobbies against environmental protection laws

News

26th September, 2007

The GM industry is lobbying against EU directive which would make polluters pay for damage caused to biodiversity and Sites of Special Scientific Interest, a leading protester has revealed. more...
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GM set to make comeback

News

18th September, 2007

The impact of climate change on world food production will make the public more accepting of genetic modification, the industry believes. more...
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GM now organic

News

13th June, 2007

Organic food can now contain almost 1 per cent genetically modified content, thanks to a new ruling by the EU. more...
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Government committee wants to see more GM crops

News

4th May, 2007

A government committee has suggested that ministers and policy makers look more favourably upon genetically modified (GM) crops if they can be shown to have an environmental benefit. more...
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GM mosquito tipped to fight malaria

News

20th March, 2007

A genetically modified mosquito is being hailed as the route to tackling malaria, a disease which kills more than one million people every year. more...
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Report shows organic better than GM

News

15th March, 2007

A report released by Friends of the Earth yesterday shows that ‘environment-friendly’ farming - including organics - creates more jobs, uses fewer resources and is more profitable than farming using genetically modified (GM) crops. more...
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Dolly's long goodbye

Jonathan Matthews

15th February, 2007

Four years since the death of Dolly the cloned sheep, her legacy very much lives on... more...
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GM Potatoes – Facts and Fictions

Andy Rees

22nd September, 2006

In August 2006, German chemicals company BASF applied to start GM potato field trials
in Cambridge and Derbyshire as early as next spring. The GM industry is making many
claims about this product, but are these based on the truth? Andy Rees investigates
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Kept in the Dark

Jeffery Smith

2nd November, 2005

The days of Apartheid are over, but once again South Africa is the victim of a dangerous experiment. Jeffery Smith raises the alarm over the government's legislation of genetically modified maize more...
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Some GM questions answered

The Ecologist

1st July, 2003

Why are GM crops being grown, how are plants genetically modified, where is it being cultivated, who’s in control and what is being researched and developed? more...

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Soya Republic

Ben Backwell

1st February, 2003

As the people of Argentina are driven by economic collapse to the point of starvation, a new solution is being imposed upon them. Ben Backwell reports on a country being force fed genetically modified soya designed not for humans, but for cattle

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Again, the savage Indian

Kirkpatrick Sale

14th June, 2000

Kirkpatrick Sale is shocked by a new and disturbing view of the ecological role of the American Indian. more...
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Monsanto: A checkered history

Brian Tokar

1st September, 1998

Is Monsanto the “clean and green” company its advertisements promote, or is the new image merely a product of clever public relations?
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