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.

“We don’t need no regulation” – Biotech bullies want to re-engineer the law

25th July 2019

Key consumer and environmental protections will be the first to go as biotech developers lobby government to rewrite, or even scrap, GMO regulations.

Synthetic biology – don’t believe the ‘climate friendly’ hype

29th November 2015

Far from helping us into a sustainable future, this extreme form of genetic modification aims to keep us tied to the oil, coal and gas that is actively driving climate change.

‘Safer’ GMOs? Really?

27th January 2015

Scientists this week are claiming they have made synthetic bacteria that are ‘safe’ to release into the natural environment – where have we heard that before?

Synbio – the scariest GMOs you’ve never heard of

9th October 2014

This extreme form of genetic engineering seeks to “design and construct new biological parts, devices and systems that do not currently exist in the natural world.” Yikes!