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standard Moving beyond risk-based governance of agricultural GM technologies

The GMFuturos launch event, ‘A new approach to governing GM crops? Global lessons from the rising powers’ at the Royal Society earlier this summer brought together a range of senior academics from across the social and life sciences, together with […]

standard Preserving coastal heritage at risk

Dr Elias Lopez-Romero a Marie Curie-IEF Fellow from the Department of Archaeology at Durham University introduces the ALERT app that allows users to upload information about vulnerable archaeological sites near European Atlantic coastlines. Present climatic change and anthropogenic pressure increasingly affect the […]

standard Living the Global Social Experiment of Geoengineering: A Challenge for Global Governance

The prospect of governing geoengineering is perplexing for a variety of reasons, many of which deal with the nature of the technologies involved and the scale at which they are intended to be deployed. While in some ways similar in […]