Protesters at the EPA oral hearing into the Indaver Incineration licence at Ringaskiddy,  in 2005. Photograph: Neil Danton

The decision by An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission to Indaver for its €160 million twin incinerator project at Ringaskiddy in Cork may not (...)

The principal ambition of the trials is to grow an omega-3-rich plant that can be used to feed farmed fish

Permission has been granted by the British department of environment, food and rural affairs for the planting of a genetically modified plant t(...)

Britain’s environment secretary Owen Paterson views a genetically modified crop trial during a visit to Rothamsted crop research station in  Hertfordshire, on Thursday. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

Millions of children have died, or gone blind despite the existence of a genetically-modified rice that could have helped them, the British environmen(...)