Totally wired

posted in: Magazine Articles

1 March 2018 Anne Gastinger finds out more about the health risks of electromagnetic frequencies.     In 2009, Daryl, then 19, began a sales job in Wellington, working lengthy hours daily using his cell phone. Before long he started … Read More

Farmacology

Farmacology May 1st for the May June 2018 Issue By Stephanie Lambert Mark Christensen believes wholeheartedly in the power of heritage food crops to produce health – for the plants themselves, the soil they grow in and the people who … Read More

Living the change

A new film shines the spotlight on our organic and sustainable heroes. Philippa Jamieson finds out more. Climate change… la la la la la. Environmental destruction – I know, it’s terrible! Social breakdown, economic collapse, help, what do we do? … Read More

Glyphosate has got to go!   

A global movement is demanding a ban of the herbicide glyphosate (best known as the main ingredient of Monsanto’s Roundup). One of Soil & Health’s campaigns is to ban or at the very least restrict the use of the controversial chemical. Jodie Bruning investigates the New Zealand situation, and the lack of scientific monitoring of pesticides in general.  Of … Read More

Fluid Thinking

Guest editorial by Brendan Hoare Thoughts are things. What we think is what we tend to say, and what we tend to say is often what we end up doing. Our thinking shapes and is shaped by our cultural intelligence, … Read More

How to grow olives

By Denise Cox  First published in Organic NZ May/June 2017   Olives (Olea europea) are evergreen trees native to Northern Africa. Cultivated since prehistoric times, olives are integral to the culture, diet and economies of the Mediterranean basin. Spain produces 45% of the world’s … Read More

The sci-fi world of targeted GE

posted in: GE, Magazine Articles

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

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