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The Year of the Dog

By Sam Neill Happy New Year. And a peaceful one too, God willing. However, at this, the time of year normally reserved for optimism, if you can detect the telltale tick …
1 January 2003|Topics: , ,

GM Contamination No Reason to Lift Zero Tolerance Policy

The Government is expected to confirm today that a crop of East Coast maize was GM-contaminated. If so, what does this mean? It means that the stricter seed import requirements …

GE fine for medicines but food value doubtful

It is interesting how a call for more time to understand and debate the release of genetically modified organisms brings such strong words from GM advocates. In a Dialogue page …
18 August 2002|Topics: ,

GM Contamination “Inevitable” if NZ Adopts GM Agriculture

There is mounting evidence that New Zealand cannot have it both ways on GM agriculture. That it cannot grow GM crops in some areas and leave others reliably GM free, …

New Zealanders and their Land

The wave of invasive new organisms that hit New Zealand’s shores with European settlement changed our natural environment forever. In this century, the new organisms in the spotlight are not …
1 August 2002|Topics: ,