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LSN succeeded where others failed

LSN succeeded where others failed

The Life Sciences Network can claim considerable credit for the fact the debate about gene technology has now been taken into a considered forum the Chairman of the Network told the organisation’s ann... More...

Bid for urgent Treaty hearing fails

A North Otago woman has failed in a bid to have a Treaty of Waitangi claim on genetic engineering (GE) heard urgently. Jan Anaru had hoped the claim would help stop the release of genetically modi... More...

ACT welcomes lifting of GM moratorium

ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader Ken Shirley today welcomed the lifting of the moratorium on the commercial release of genetically engineered organisms."ACT has always supported the cautious applic... More...

Greens all GE bluster says NZ First

"The current round of threats by the Greens not to support a Labour government if it proceeds with GE are a load of bunkum,' says New Zealand First GE spokesperson, Brian Donnelly."A check of the ... More...

Challenge to organic industry to co-exist with GM

Now that the moratorium on applications for release of GM crops has expired the organics industry has some serious thinking to do the says Chairman of the Life Sciences Network, Dr William Rolleston.... More...

Expect debate over GM to continue

Do not expect the GM debate to expire with the lifting of the moratorium on the commercial release of genetically modified organisms, Crown Research Institutes Executive Director Anthony Scott says. ... More...

Now we can proceed with caution

In too many cases, the recommendations of royal commissions are ignored by the Government that asked for them, the NZ Herald writes in its Editorial today.The more unpalatable and unpopular the fi... More...

Greens believe GM deal with Labour possible

The Green Party believes Labour will do a deal on genetic modification after the next election if Prime Minister Helen Clark needs its support on confidence and supply votes. And co-leader Jeanett... More...

GM era enters quietly

New Zealand is entering a new era of genetically engineered crops, livestock, and other organisms, but with more of a whimper than a bang. The expiry of the Government's moratorium on GE releases ... More...

Anti-GM protestors join forces, make threats

As the ban on the commercial release of genetically engineered material comes off at midnight Wednesday, several groups opposed to GE have joined forces to support the launch of a people's moratorium.... More...

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