Food for Thought

Posted on by Tom Fleming

Mark Lynas has written a rattling good account of his conversion from student activist to respected science writer, from his days ripping up genetically modified organism (GMO) trial plots to now, campaigning for biotechnology to feed the poorest in Africa. This is serious stuff, enlivened by all the elements of a popular thriller, in which […]

Let It Grow

Posted on by Tom Fleming

During the Second World War and afterwards, the Burrell family, as good patriots, did everything to their 3,500-acre estate at Knepp, West Sussex, that successive governments asked or ordered them to do. Along with thousands of other farmers, they ploughed up the traditional grasslands that provided pasture for their various livestock, along with a 350-acre […]

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