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.
Joanna Sharp, Scientist
tony dowling, civil servant
Nicholas Cox, EFL teacher
We appear to be embracing ignorance more and more these days, wilfully ignoring evidence and making decisions based on zero research and maximum emotion. For the sake of humanity, use your intelligence and reason.
Eric Cruickshank, Student
Les Hearn, Science Teacher
Caz Thomson, Technical Architect
John King, Sound Engineer
Gina Clemens, Research Associate/Technician
S.C. Schwarz, Environmental Engineer
Leah Tooman, researcher
Brendan Allitt, Student
Alfred Gay, MSc student at Natural History Museum
Kieren Arthur, Scientist
Jose Luis Hernandez-Flores, PhD student
Only thru experimentation we'll be able to generate data to confirm or discard safety on GMO's. Only science and not "guts" can give us the answers, we sholud be able to open our minds and let the facts speak
Jacob Monash, Student
Alistair Gemmell, PhD student
Adam Matich, Scientist
Libby Burgess, Entomologist
This research could lead to improved, crops that will enable the avoidance of the application of environmentally damaging insecticides. It is valuable work that needs to continue for the benefit of agroecosystems, the organisms that live in them and people who grow and eat crops.
Daniel Tulett, Engineer