NGOs call for moratorium on controversial ‘gene drive organisms’

By |julij 3rd, 2020|Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Biotechnology, CRISPR, CRISPR-Technology, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, gene drives, imperial college london, malaria, News, save our seeds, World Health Organisation|

After over 78 environmental and agricultural organisations signing a letter this week calling for a moratorium on gene drive technology, EURACTIV took a closer look at the controversial technology to find out about what it is and the implications it ho...

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UK Environment secretary offers support for gene editing, diverges from EU stance

By |junij 18th, 2020|Biotechnology, Brexit, CRISPR, gene editing, genetically modified food, genetically modified organisms, george eustice, GMOs, News, uk agriculture bill, UK farming|

In an environmental audit meeting on Thursday (18 June), UK Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, George Eustice offered his support for gene editing after Brexit, saying that the UK government disagrees with the EU stance on...

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UK farmers group backs call for allowing access to gene editing technology

By |maj 28th, 2020|Brexit, CRISPR, ECJ, gene editing, george eustice, GMO, GMO directive, National Farmers’ Union, new genomic techniques, new plant breeding techniques, News, uk agriculture bill|

The UK National Farmers Union (NFU) has backed calls made by a cross-party group for the new Agriculture Bill to allow British farmers to access to gene-editing technology post-Brexit. 

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What is genetic engineering? A plea for a rational definition of what it is and what it isn’t [Promoted content]

By |marec 17th, 2020|CRISPR, genetically modified organisms, Genome Editing, GMOs, new plant breeding techniques, News, plant genetics|

The public debate on genetic engineering in agriculture is largely characterised by misinformation, myths and a confused understanding of nature, writes plant breeding and gene editing expert, Professor Hans-Jörg Jacobsen (PhD).

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