Tag: Mark Lynas

The CropConnect Wrap Up: Manitoba Bluetooth, GMOs are Green & Dennis Hull

As the Olympics move into the second week and come to a close, you’re going to get your fill of epic wrap-ups…this is not one of them. As is the Real Agriculture tradition, Shaun Haney and Lyndsey Smith sit down at the end of a conference and share the highlights (and sometimes lowlights) of the… Read more »

Why GMOs are Green, Sustainable and Necessary — Mark Lynas

Biotechnology’s fatal flaw, says Mark Lynas, was that the first well-know trait associated with the technology was herbicide resistance. First impressions matter, and on that account, genetic modification and the resulting GMOs failed miserably. Lynas, a UK-based environmentalist and former anti-biotech activist, says that GMOs’ bad publicity needs to move past this tough start and… Read more »