Britain’s Green Party promotes anti-science zealotry

This is one of those agonised posts. I actually like the Green Party. My dad used to be, and may ...
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Activists in UK plan to trash crop experiment

For researchers at the UK's Rothamsted research center, the past few weeks must have felt like a train wreck in ...

Opponents of this crop trial are blind to the food crisis, says GM supporter

The battle over GM food has begun again and it seems there is little in common between those in favour ...

Mexican farmers block Monsanto law

Progressive small farmer organizations in Mexico scored a victory over transnational corporations that seek to monopolize seed and food patents ...

Seeds of doubt over GM wheat

The field trial of GM spring wheat has raised questions about the technology and the intentions of the researchers. Research ...

The Geek Manifesto on GM crops

On Sunday, an anti-GM crop group called Take the Flour Back is planning a “day of mass decontamination” at the ...

An all-out war over lab-food labeling

For more than a decade, almost all processed foods in the U.S. -- cereals, snack foods, salad dressings -- have ...

The GM scientists’ risky strategy that won public support

The phrase "Frankenfood" entered tabloid English at the turn of the last century when protesters, backed by the green movement, ...

European activists link up against GM wheat

Around 200 protestors from across the UK, Ireland, France and Belgium have been marching against the return of open air ...

French ban of Monsanto GM maize rejected by EU

France's attempt to ban the planting of a Monsanto strain of genetically modified maize was rejected by the EU's food ...

A genetic cure for tomato rot

Gardeners are all too familiar with the experience. You plant a handful of shriveled sand-colored tomato seeds, urge them out ...

Asia’s stinkiest fruit gets genetic makeover

Some liken it to heaven. Some liken it to a sack full of spoiled onions and jock straps. But durian, ...

Rights group aims to stop killing of Canada GMO pigs

A U.S. animal rights group hopes to save a herd of genetically modified pigs from early deaths after funding dried ...

FDA okays GMO carrot for rare Gaucher disease

The US Food & Drug Admin. just approved a drug made from genetically modified carrots to treat Gaucher, a rare ...

Squaring the genetically modified crop circle

CONTROVERSY over genetically modified wheat is building to what seems likely to be confrontation in the UK on 27 May ...

Nigeria: Activists flay genetically modified food

Environmental activists under the auspices of the 'Friends of the Earth Nigeria' have condemned the attempt by multinational agricultural companies ...

Singapore firm reveals new GM biofuel crop

Singapore-based bioenergy company JOil has announced a new genetically modified strain of the jatropha plant which produces a higher quality ...

Singapore firm reveals new GM biofuel crop

Singapore-based bioenergy company JOil has announced a new genetically modified strain of the jatropha plant which produces a higher quality ...

GM crops: Protesters go back to the battlefields

A decade ago anti-GM protesters tore up fields and Britain roundly rejected so-called 'Frankenfood'. Now, as researchers trial new crops, ...

Researchers find gene that boosts sugar beet yields

A European team of researchers has discovered a gene with the potential to increase sugar beet yields. Presented in the ...

Africa’s First Sustainable Biofuel Plant Opens in Mozambique – Triple Pundit

Today marked the grand opening of the largest industrial park in Mozambique -and it’s got a sustainable edge to boot ...

Professor argues that people will starve to death because of anti-GM zealotry

In 1968 Paul Ehrlich wrote in his book The Population Bomb that “mass starvation” due to “burgeoning population growth” was ...

Richmond passes ban on genetically engineered crops

Richmond council has passed a motion banning genetically modified plants and crops from being grown in the city, the first ...

Dairy producers gain access to new genetic testing services

Canada’s dairy producers have long recognized the benefits of identifying desired genetic traits in their herds. Now, with the creation ...

Swaziland moving towards GM crop farming

SEA in partnership with the University of Swaziland, took the media on an educational tour of genetically modified crops in ...

Expert calls for expedition of the implementation of Biosafety Law in Ghana

Mr. Kwame Dei Asamoah-Okyere, Head of the Biosafety Unit of the Food and Drugs Board, on Wednesday called for a ...

U.S. Embassy partners to organize agricultural biotechnology workshop to promote awareness about GMOs

Funded by the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, the workshop aims to create awareness of the bio-safety of ...

Video: Farmers and researchers discuss GMOs

Farmers and experts from around the world discuss their experiences with genetically modified food crops. View video discussion about biotechnology ...
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