Tag: GM

How GM has adversely affected farmers on the ground (446kb pdf file)

Presentation at 9th Organic Producers’ Conference: Practical research and innovation – diversity in practice

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Current EU position – impacts for the UK

Presentation at 9th Organic Producers’ Conference: Practical research and innovation – diversity in practice

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GMO Myths and Truths (2nd edition)

GM foods neither safe nor needed, say genetic engineers

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What is wrong with GM in research terms and politically

Presentation at 7th Organic Producers’ Conference: Making producer-led innovation a reality

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Alternative approaches and lessons from ORC research

Presentation at 7th Organic Producers’ Conference: Making producer-led innovation a reality

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Overview of recent developments and challenges

Presentation at 7th Organic Producers’ Conference: Making producer-led innovation a reality

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GM Foods: The Answer? Or Just Empty Promises?

In the year 2050 the world population is expected to reach 9 billion and we would not have enough food anymore if the world food production still goes the way it is going now. GM advocates claim to have the solution for this, manipulate the genes of a crop, increase it’s productivity, and the problem is solved, the world is at peace, case closed. GM also promised other benefits…

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Engineering Coexistence

Commentary from Elm Farm Organic Research Centre on the Government’s proposals to allow GM crops to be grown alongside organic and conventional farming in England.

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GM debate bubbles below the surface

Mass media coverage of genetically engineered crops has cooled since the big public debates of 2003/2004. But the threat to our food supply and environment from contamination has not. ORC’s Dr Bruce Pearce reports from a key EU gathering on GM and GE crops in Vienna…

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