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Postcard campaign faces major hurdles

Postcard campaign faces major hurdles

Attempts by anti-GM activists to persuade Government to extend the GM moratorium by posting 170,000 cards to the Prime Minister may struggle to have an impact.The organisers have distributed the c... More...

Porirua supports extending moratorium

The Porirua City Council says it does not support the commercial release of genetically engineered organisms into the environment and supports an extension of the moratorium until the effects and impl... More...

New appointments to ERMA

Environment Minister Marian Hobbs has announced two appointments to the Environmental Risk Management Authority, the decision-making body regulating hazardous substances and new organisms, including G... More...

Wills responds to criticism

Recently Dr Peter Wills released a paper titled "Genetic Engineering: Policy and Science since the Royal Commission: Insoluble Problems" which was posted on the Life Sciences Network (LSN) website. I... More...

GM: suddenly, nothing will happen

Parliament’s dark legislative mill started grinding out this week the final law changes needed before the moratorium on the commercial release of genetically modified organisms is lifted, Vernon Small... More...

Africa urged to seize opportunity offered by GM

Africa must "seize" the opportunity offered by controversial genetically modified food, a conference in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa heard on Tuesday. Biotechnology can boost food productio... More...

Germany & US could clash over GM in Africa

The United States and Germany appear headed on a collision course over the future of genetically modified (GM) crops in Africa following plans by Germany to approve a €2 million grant to help African ... More...

Lomborg draws sell-out crowd in capital

The world's environment has never been in better shape and will just keep on getting better, says Danish environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg. Professor Lomborg was speaking at the 2003 Sir Ronald Trott... More...

Council considers GM issues

Horowhenua District Council is considering how it will manage the introduction of GM crops and other issues that arise when the Government lifts the moratorium, the Dominion Post reports.Environme... More...

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