Five years after he publicly apologized for his anti-GMO activism, Mark Lynas offers a proposal for a peaceful resolution to the contentious fight over genetic engineering. "So let’s stop fighting, and let’s start uniting."
In a letter reflecting the influence of anti-GMO activists, Uganda's president asks Parliament to reconsider key points in the nation's new biosafety law.
As most of us prepare to celebrate the upcoming festive days over big sumptuous meals, we should use this time to check on our food privilege status and determine whether we are using it in a way that could be hurting the hungry.
Two years after Burkina Faso phased out growing genetically modified (Bt) cotton, the pressure of pest infestation on cotton fields has become so high that many farmers are convinced the industry will collapse soon unless something drastic is done.
Ghana anti-GMO activists seek court ruling to stop commercialization of GM rice and cowpea, but scientists, farmer groups and biosafety officials say the case has no merit.
Ecomodernists want to see science fully applied in agriculture so that farmers can do their job of growing food in the most sustainable and productive way they can.
South African farmer Tepsy Ntseoane wants other female farmers in her country to turn to biotechnology for increased yields.
The anti-vaccine and anti-GMO movements — driven by similar conspiracist fears about big corporations, ideological preference for "natural" alternatives and opposition to modern science generally — are increasingly overlapping. The scientific community needs to get its act together if it is to successfully fight back.