GMOs Archives

  • Wackernagel: ‘There is only one planet’

    Sustainable Development 21-04-2008

    European nations, which use more than twice the amount of resources available on their territories, need to factor ecological assets into their national accounting systems in order to prevent ecological bankruptcy, says Mathis Wackernagel of the Global Footprint Network. He spoke with EURACTIV in an interview.

  • GMOs: ‘We shouldn’t mix the precautionary principle and public perception’

    Agrifood 30-10-2007

    Amid persistent hostile European public opinion towards GM food, the executive director of green biotechnology at EuropaBio, Nathalie Moll, argues that GMOs should be authorised based on science and not public perception, and that member states need to avoid mixing authorisation of a product and people's right to choose whether or not to buy it.