GMOs in conservation – testing the fences

11th December 2019

Over the last few years, ‘testing the fences’, to find places where the public might be less opposed to GMOs, has become fundamental to the biotech industry’s PR plan. Now it’s turning its attention to the world of nature conservation.

The GE American chestnut – restoration of a beloved species or trojan horse for Tree Biotechnology?

19th September 2019

Gene editing (GE) is now being proposed as a way to help conserve plants in the wild. But is it a real solution to some real problems – or does it have the potential to make things worse?