Mark Lynas has done the world a service in providing on-the-ground reporting from the Philippines, digging in on some vital questions related to the destruction of field trials of non-commercial, genetically modified, vitamin-fortified Golden Rice there in early August.
The same is true for Amy Harmon, who wrote an incisive analysis of the research vandalism that ran in The Times on Sunday. The two pieces powerfully strip away distortions and myths surrounding the latest instance of anti-biotechnology violence and the grain that was the focus of the assault.
Read the full, original story here: “From Lynas to Pollan, Agreement that Golden Rice Trials Should Proceed”
- “Golden Rice: Lifesaver?” New York Times
- “On Green Dread and Agricultural Technology” New York Times
- “The True Story About Who Destroyed a Genetically Modified Rice Crop“ Slate