The GM public debate: Context and communication strategies
What have we learned from the United Kingdom debate about the importance of the public communication of science?
Rosie Hails & Julian Kinderlerer
UK public opposes government on transgenic crops
UK government caught in GM dilema
UK experts map out route to licensing transgenic crops
Debate, what debate?
The UK government is squandering the chance to canvass public opinion on one of the hottest controversies in science.
Public input sought on transgenic farming
Hostilities resume over future of GM crops
The battlefields of Britain
With its farm-scale trials of genetically modified crops, Britain has taken ecological studies of farming practices into new territory. But the trials are the focus of intense controversy. Trisha Gura spoke to the scientists involved.
Missing the big picture
Our understanding of the likely ecological impact of genetically modified crops is incomplete. But these holes in our knowledge are symptomatic of a wider failure adequately to address the science of sustainable agriculture.
Chinese agribiotech: Against the grain
China has long been a keen supporter of transgenic agriculture, and is still pouring money into developing the technology. So why are applications to market new genetically modified crops in limbo? Colin Macilwain investigates.
India debates results of its first transgenic cotton crop
2002 IN CONTEXT
Agribiotech: More heat than light