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

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

Is your soil toxic?

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Organic NZ Magazine: September/October 2014 Section: Gardening Author: Tremane Barr Tremane Barr in his vege garden after the February 2011 earthquake. His copy of Organic NZ arrived in the mail a few hours before the quake. (Photo: Tremane Barr)   … Read More

GE animal feed? No thanks!

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Organic NZ Magazine: May/June 2013 Section: Farming and horticulture Author: Frank Rowson Frank Rowson, a veterinarian for 50 years, is a farm performance consultant for soil herbage, animals and humans.     Growing reliance on supplementary feeds Because chemical farming … Read More

How to create a GE-free zone

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Organic NZ Magazine: March/April 2013 Section: Community Author: Zelka Grammer Zelka Grammer encourages you to press for a GE-free zone in your city, region or district Gardeners, beekeepers, seed savers, foresters, orchardists, organic growers and consumers: you know what’s at … Read More

Don’t read this article

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Organic NZ Magazine: May/June 2012 Section: Reports Author: Jon Carapiet In this opinion piece Jon Carapiet raises concerns about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), particularly around New Zealand’s GE-free status It’s a bit hard writing an article about the TPPA, … Read More

GE in NZ: Trials and errors

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Organic NZ Magazine: July/August 2010 Section: Features Author: Claire Bleakley GE in NZ: Trials and errors   Claire Bleakley provides an overview of the main field trials of genetically engineered animals and plants in New Zealand over the past two … Read More

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