A new ruling by the European Union means gene-edited plants are now subject to the same tough laws which Genetic Modified products are subject to. Jack Marshall, our resident Greendesk producer talked to Professor Peter Dearden from the University of Otago’s Department of Biochemistry about GMO’s, GM’s, and other things starting with G!
This week, Oscar talked to Dr Elvira Dommisse, Soil & Health Association Member and Former Crop & Food Scientist, about the relationship we have with food, the food production cycle in Aotearoa and community gardening.
This week on the Green Desk, we’re keeping it kakariki. Jack Marshall chats with Greens co-leader and Climate Change Minister James Shaw. Public consultation on the Net Zero-Carbon bill is coming to an end, so Jack asked Minister Shaw what this bill will look like going forward.
Jack Marshall is eating camembert at the beach in New Caledonia as we speak, but before he left he spoke to Eric Warrant - a biologist at the Univeristy of Lund in Sweden. Warrant is the principal investigator of a study that has found that moths migrate using a magnetic.sense
This week on the Green Desk, Jack has a chat to Karen Schumacher from the East Taranaki Environment Trust about two native kokako finally being able to be released in Taranaki following successful pest control efforts. We started off my asking Schumacher how this all started out
This week on the greendesk, Producer Jack Marshall speaks with the Minister for Forestry, New Zealand Firsts’ Shane Jones about a new joint venture announced between the crown and two partner organisations. The partnership is the first of many which aims to plant one billion new trees across New Zealand.