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Is the GM crops war over? What’s next?

GM (genetically modified, genetically engineered) crops are a fact of life by now. In our interconnected world (remember the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TTIP, which might be finalised soon) I think that people who oppose GM crops may have … Continue reading

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Trade across the Pond and a possible Brexit

We in Britain are European citizens. Some say that the European Union (EU) is great for all. Others say we should leave – do a British Exit (‘Brexit’). If the Conservative Party (the Tories) wins the next General Election, we’re … Continue reading

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Online by drone

Facebook is harnessing satellite, drone and other technology to beam Internet connectivity to people in underdeveloped parts of the world. Facebook drones are just a plan, now, but it might come true. A fleet of drones might rival Google’s blimps … Continue reading

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Proud of the Fish Fight

The European Union changed its policy last year, to stop good fish being discarded dead from boats. Here’s celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall crowing about the Fish Fight. No more discards in European seas! I’m proud of the Fish Fight too. … Continue reading

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Trading across the Pond

A few weeks ago, my fellow blogger Noah Zerbe at Global Food Politics told us that transatlantic free trade was being negotiated. ‘The United States and the European Union [were then] negotiating a new free trade agreement known as the … Continue reading

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Indian Fishermen Oppose The Cruel Practise of Shark Finning

Originally posted on Ann Novek( Luure)–With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors:
The Times of India 2013-05-09: MUMBAI: The Association of Deep Sea Going Artisanal Fishermen (DSGAF) has urged the union ministry of environment and forests…

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Met Office continues to drive forward research on long-range forecasting

Originally posted on Official blog of the Met Office news team:
The BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ Programme have run a story this morning regarding the advice the Met Office gave to our government customers ahead of the exceptionally wet weather of…

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