The GM Stalemate: A Farmer's Perspective

Guy Watson | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK
Guy Watson

n Uganda, where 30% of calories are consumed as bananas, a GM, wilt resistant banana has been widely promoted as an example of how GM could feed the world. Yet during a recent visit, farmers I spoke to said the GM bananas were inedible...

Canadian Government Swims Into the Hall of Shame

Philip Lymbery | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK
Philip Lymbery

The Canadian government has approved the commercial production of GM salmon eggs, making it the first government to do this for any GM food animal. This is not good news, and I think the Canadian government knows it.

'We Cannot Afford To Let Britain Be Left Behind On GM Crops'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK Politics

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is set to reopen the controversy over genetically modified crops with a speech extolling its benefits. Mr Pater...

GM: Time for a More Nuanced Debate

Green Futures | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Tech
Green Futures

What is a person with a conscience to think about the fraught and complex issue of genetic modification (GM)? Picking sides used to be easy: if you were green, you were against GM because it was unnatural and industrial.

The Moment of Truth for British Science

Hadyn Parry | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK
Hadyn Parry

As the head of a British start-up science business I have found myself deeply concerned by the reaction to the Rothamsted GM wheat trial in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. I quite firmly believe that as a society, and for the British science industry specifically, we have reached a moment of truth.

'Don't Destroy Our GM Crops' Scientists Plead To Protesters

Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

Scientists are pleading with protestors not to destroy an experiment on genetically modified crops, which they say could reduce the amount of chemical...

Car-Maker Saab Files For Bankruptcy

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK

Swedish carmaker Saab filed for bankruptcy on Monday, after a plan to bring in investment from a Chinese rival fell through. Former owner General M...