This “synthetic biology” scheme is patently nuts. In fact it’s criminally insane.
Once released, these Frankenseeds, a very dangerous gimmick, can never be recalled. Governments claim to be helpless in blocking it.
Can we stop it? Maybe not, but surely it’s worth a try.
The organization behind the petition to block the funding, ETC (Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration), is deeply responsible and worthy of trust.