the sci-fi world of targeted GE

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Dr Heli Matilainen explores the lightning-fast development of targeted genome engineering.   We have rapidly entered the era of ‘next generation’ genetic engineering (GE). The revolution in this field is largely due to the development and introduction of targeted genome … Read More

Savings pools

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Organic NZ Magazine: March/April 2016 Section: Features Author: Frith Chamberlain Frith Chamberlain outlines a system that uses money in a fair and reciprocal way.   In November 2015 I had the pleasure of attending New Zealand’s first national ‘savings pool’ hui. This was … Read More

Local food and seed in Aotearoa NZ

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Organic NZ Magazine: March/April 2016 Section: Features Author: Rebecca Reider and Robina McCurdy   In 2012 and 2013, a team of New Zealand permaculture educators hit the road for an ambitious teaching and filming tour: the Localising Food Project. They found a … Read More

Why ban glyphosate?

Organic NZ Magazine: Sept/Oct 2015 Section: Science Watch Author: Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility Part two in a series by Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility   Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, and other proprietary … Read More

Court battle to keep Northland GE-free

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Organic NZ Magazine: May/June 2015 Section: News Author: Philippa Jamieson An Environment Court hearing about genetic engineering is scheduled for 24 April in Whangarei. The Soil & Health Association is once again protecting the right of regional councils (this time in Northland) to … Read More

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