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Response to criticism by Norwegian scientist


Response to criticism by Norwegian scientist

A number of people contacted the Life Sciences Network today after the broadcast of an interview with Norway Professor Dr Terje Traavik on National Radio.Concern was widespread among people who li... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4995

MP praises LSN Chairman as 'voice of reason'

In the midst of hysterical and irrational debate which had sometimes got very personally abusive, Chairman of the Life Sciences Network Dr William Rolleston had consistently remained the calm voice of... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4993

Greens asked to be honest over GM crops

Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons has falsely claimed negative findings from British farm scale GE trials, the results of which have not even been released, United Future's Larry Baldock said today.... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4992

Scientists welcome GM legislation

Scientists working on genetically modified food crops are welcoming legislation passed by Parliament that paves the way for the conditional release of GM organisms.It sets up a regime for the Envi... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4990

Research looks at GM canola hybrids

A national U.K. study has been conducted to quantify for the first time how much hybridisation can occur between oilseed rape (canola) and related wild weeds.The study, headed by Dr Mike Wilkinson... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4988

Minister says GM will help grow NZ economy

PQs: Question 7 - Genetic Modification-Votes Health and Education(uncorrected transcript-subject to correction and further editing)7. JEANETTE FITZSIMONS (Co-Leader-Green)to the Ministe... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4986

Darkest night for Greens as GM Bill passes

The Green Party had one of its darkest nights in Parliament yesterday, when its efforts to halt genetic engineering (GE) legislation failed miserably. Parliament voted 92-24 last night to pass the... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4982

Hundred million dollar plan to benefit third world

Crop scientists have announced a $US100 million ($NZ169.54 million) plan, partly funded by software tycoon Bill Gates, to breed a new, more nutritious generation of the developing world's favourite cr... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4981

NZ should accept GM revolution - Massey Prof says

New Zealand should accept the genetic modification revolution because it would happen as surely as every other "revolution" that advanced society. That was the reaction today from Tim Brown, profe... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4980

Minister's final speech on NOOM Bill

Mr Speaker, I move that the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Bill, the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Amendment Bill (No2), the Medicines Amendment Bill (No2) and the ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4979

Response to criticism by Norwegian scientist

A number of people contacted the Life Sciences Network today after the broadcast of an interview with Norway Professor Dr Terje Traavik on National Radio.Concern was widespread among people who li... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4995

MP praises LSN Chairman as 'voice of reason'

In the midst of hysterical and irrational debate which had sometimes got very personally abusive, Chairman of the Life Sciences Network Dr William Rolleston had consistently remained the calm voice of... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4993

Greens asked to be honest over GM crops

Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons has falsely claimed negative findings from British farm scale GE trials, the results of which have not even been released, United Future's Larry Baldock said today.... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4992

Scientists welcome GM legislation

Scientists working on genetically modified food crops are welcoming legislation passed by Parliament that paves the way for the conditional release of GM organisms.It sets up a regime for the Envi... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4990

Research looks at GM canola hybrids

A national U.K. study has been conducted to quantify for the first time how much hybridisation can occur between oilseed rape (canola) and related wild weeds.The study, headed by Dr Mike Wilkinson... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4988

Minister says GM will help grow NZ economy

PQs: Question 7 - Genetic Modification-Votes Health and Education(uncorrected transcript-subject to correction and further editing)7. JEANETTE FITZSIMONS (Co-Leader-Green)to the Ministe... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4986

Darkest night for Greens as GM Bill passes

The Green Party had one of its darkest nights in Parliament yesterday, when its efforts to halt genetic engineering (GE) legislation failed miserably. Parliament voted 92-24 last night to pass the... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4982

Hundred million dollar plan to benefit third world

Crop scientists have announced a $US100 million ($NZ169.54 million) plan, partly funded by software tycoon Bill Gates, to breed a new, more nutritious generation of the developing world's favourite cr... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4981

NZ should accept GM revolution - Massey Prof says

New Zealand should accept the genetic modification revolution because it would happen as surely as every other "revolution" that advanced society. That was the reaction today from Tim Brown, profe... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4980

Minister's final speech on NOOM Bill

Mr Speaker, I move that the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Bill, the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Amendment Bill (No2), the Medicines Amendment Bill (No2) and the ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4979

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