Yes or no to GMO

Genetically Modified Organism is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. This is the definition on Wikipedia.

As a technique, it’s hard to say it’s good or bad, but this technique has fierce persistent debate in the whole world since it shows up, for we are confused with GM technique and GM crops or GM food. I think most opponents reject GM crops or GM food, but some people mix these two concepts on purpose which is easier for them to develop GM crops in the name of developing GM technique. But when this technique is used on crops or other plants and animals, it has uncertain risk on ecology and people’s health. As big experiment fields, Indian people and China people will burden this risk…

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記一個堅定而踏實的運動者:Dr. Vinod Raina

正如同《印度時報》(The Times of India)所說,與其將Vinod定義為一個「運動者」,我們倒不如說Vinod本身就是一場運動。他用行動證明,公民社會運動對進步理念之追求不必然只能停留在體制外的抗爭,更可能與政府建立對等互信的合作夥伴關係,進入體制內影響政府決策,進而從制度層次帶動更全面的社會變革。

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我志愿,为了谁

我作为一个志愿者,首先不希望我占用机构过多的资源,让机构围绕我开展不必要的项目,我尽量选择满足机构需求又在我能力范围之内的工作。同时,在达成工作共识之后,也不希望我的工作被机构看做可有可无,因为这样对志愿者无益,对机构/组织同样无益。

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Let’s have fun! 怎麼能夠!

幻想著她們到底每天這樣在家裡都在想些什麼呢?既然彼此都存有著強烈的好奇,那我們就來試試看光明正大地主動接近她們,嘗試一起做些什麼事情,那怕是廝混也好!輕鬆看待嚴肅面對的混法,但是要用什麼名目呢?

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All India Peoples Science Congress

2013年2月25日至28日是兩年一度All India Peoples Science Congress (AIPSC)舉行的日子,今年舉辦地點位於Uttar Pradesh的Lucknow。這個科學代表大會是由All India Peoples Science Network成員組織輪流舉辦的(今年就由BGVS Uttar Pradesh主理),而這個聯網由印度國內超過40個科學團體組成,各NGO都派出代表參與是次會議,他們會分享過去兩年的工作經驗和討論末來的工作計劃。

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