Sense about Science ? equipping people to make sense of science and evidence
Petition and comments
6060 people have signed the petition
The Don't Destroy Research petition is now closed, many thanks to everyone who signed it. Below is the list of signatories and their comments. You can also see a collection of public support for the Rothamsted researchers' appeal here.
The planned direct action against the GM wheat experiment at Rothamsted did not happen on Sunday 27th May. The GM wheat trial is ongoing.
Kejal Dodhia, Student
Scientists don't spend years on their research just to have it thwarted by people with fear of the unknown!!!
Gordon Wellman, PhD Student - Plant Sci
E Mestel, Student
Daniel Ward-Williams, post-graduate
John Charpentier, Student
Frieda M A Bruce, Associate Editor
Years of meticulous research have been carried out for this trial. Have the protesters spent an equal amount of time studying the facts before they reached their decision to destroy the crop?
Przemyslaw Bil, Developement Engineer
David Shailes, Local Government Officer
Alex Winch, Student
Malcolm Adams, Actor
G.D. ALLEN, FARMER
Janice Shailes, Accounts Manager
Anne Holt, Psychologist
Ashlee Anciro, Student
Edward Dickin, Lecturer in Crop Production
Dr Colin Bielby, Retired Science Educator
I am personally disappointed that there are people in this world that show such a disregard for science that they must resort to these tactics and not conduct debates.
Stephen Wolters, astronomer
Jules Pretty, Professor of Environment & Society, University of Essex
owen cligg, manager
Brants Ivo, Agronomist