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.
Lucy Bailey, Freelance editor
George Walton, Baker (student)
Miles Gould, Computer programmer
Stella Martin, retired horticulturist
I have known of the work at Rothamsted since I was a student over 50 years ago and I am apalled to hear of this proposed action of wanton destruction
James M Rogers, Agric Spraying Contractor
If the Human Race wants enough food to eat in the future, we need to explore new ways to produce a good wholesome diet. This all seems 50 years too soon, but we have to get on with it now.
Andrew Dagg, Farmer
Kelly Board, Chemist
Nicholas Watson, Lawyer
c j meadows, farmer
this is science for life world wide and needs to come to fruition
John killick, Horticultural consultant
Dr. Minal Mhatre, Ex Scientific Officer
Biotechnological research has no meaning and application if there are restrictions on field trials. Developing countries need such improved varieties to supplement their growing nutritional needs. Hence trials conducted by scientists towards this end are essential. They should not be restricted.
Matthew Sullivan, Math tutor
Tao Flaherty, Student
anna margerita udine, mental health
Please read and understand this letter.
Ronald Greeff, Sales Manager
Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.
Eleanor Tomsett, Student
Alex Churchill, Software Engineer
Tom Wood, Student
Michael Tuffin, Oil exploration
How do you know it's bad if it hasn't been tested?