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Let’s demand a better British agricultural system post-Brexit

Let’s demand a better British agricultural system post-Brexit

Niamh Kingsley November 16, 2016 0

With Brexit looming, the time to discuss the future of British agriculture is now. “Britain’s farmers will need help” says the Financial Times; “Farmers who vote leave now in deep regret” claims the Independent.

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Antiscience GM crop bans: bad for Scotland but actually costing lives in developing countries

Antiscience GM crop bans: bad for Scotland but actually costing lives in developing countries

Sophie Sandor September 29, 2016 1

The idea that genetically-modified crops are unsafe is dangerous yet it is believed by a surprising number of people because of unfounded suspicion and resulting propaganda that has been peddled by its opponents for

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New Study Says a Vegan Diet Can Significantly Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

New Study Says a Vegan Diet Can Significantly Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Sam Woolfe June 30, 2014 0

Livestock are a major contributor of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions – a 2010 report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) found that methane accounts for most of the GHGs emitted due

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The GM Debate: Has Owen Paterson Predetermined His Analysis?

The GM Debate: Has Owen Paterson Predetermined His Analysis?

Laura Brown June 22, 2013 0

The stigma surrounding genetically modified crops is yet to be wholly unpacked, its myths debunked and its associated facts objectively assessed. Following this week’s speech by Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural

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