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Health, food, water

Publication | March 25, 2008 at 12:42

Heat waves attributable in part to climate change are forecast to kill hundreds of thousands this century. Climate change will also have disastrous effects on water supplies, agriculture and the spread of disease. Rich and poor alike will be...

Genetically Engineered Fish - New Threats to the Environment

Publication | January 4, 2005 at 18:00

This briefing examines the development of genetically engineered (GE) fish, which could soon be produced on a commercial scale.

Ep.19: Vote For A Sustainable World With Your Wallet

Podcast | January 12, 2015 at 16:33

Lost opportunity: California votes ‘no’ on labelling genetically altered food

Blog entry by Éric Darier | November 12, 2012 1 comment

We shouldn’t be surprised but it is disappointing. Last week, Californians voted against proposed legislation (‘Proposition 37’) which would have required mandatory labelling of food made from genetically engineered (GE) crops. It’s...

You Are What You Eat. The Questions Is: WHAT Are You Eating?

Blog entry by Bruce Cox | May 14, 2008

( Cross-posted from Tomorrow Today ) At three meals a day you would think we would have a better read on what we are eating and feeding to our kids, but in fact a lot of the ingredients remain a mystery. Sadly that sits well with...

Federal Bill on Mandatory GE Labelling

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | April 24, 2008 2 comments

Earlier this month, a Private Member’s Bill calling for mandatory labelling of genetically engineered foods was debated in parliament.  A second hour of debate, followed by a vote could be scheduled as early as next month.  It is...

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