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Joint G7 statement from The Hague on Ukraine

We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the …

GM crops: UK scientists call for new trials

<b>A new report on genetically modified (GM) crops, commissioned by the prime minister, calls for more UK field trials and fewer EU restrictions.</b><p>The Council for Science and Technology (CST) wants "public good" GM varieties to be grown and tested in the UK.<p>It says GM crops should be assessed …

Agriculture

Food system that fails poor countries needs urgent reform, says UN expert

UN special rapporteur on the right to food champions agroecology as sustainable alternative to existing framework<p>The existing food system has failed and needs urgent reform, according to a UN expert who argues there should be a greater emphasis on local food production and an overhaul of trade …

Un till: An Iowa farmer finds that less (plow) is more (profit)

In writing about the next steps needed to build a more sustainable food system, I’ve been focusing on local and regional agriculture. But if we’re …

Scientists' hidden links to the GM food giants: Disturbing truth behind official report that said UK should forge on with Frankenfoods

• <b>Government advisory body presented an 'independent' report on Thursday</b>• <b><br>It was used to support a bid to speed up the use of GM food in the UK</b>• <b><br>But in</b> …

There's no choice: we must grow GM crops now

Almost a billion people face starvation and that problem will worsen unless we use the most effective technologies<p>Feeding the swelling numbers of people on our planet is one of the most serious challenges facing our leaders today. By 2050, it is likely Earth's population will have reached 9 …