The regulatory challenge of animal cloning for food – the risks of risk regulation in the European Union (M. Weimer)

Author Maria Weimer Keywords Food, European Union, Science, Cloning, EU law, Ethics, Food, Genetically modified organisms, Regulation, Risk;, Scientific uncertainty, United States Abstract Examines the debate in the EU on the appropriate regulatory response to the marketing of food produced from cloned animals, a practice on the verge of commercialisation in the global food market, […]

A world view for wild law (C. Tudge)

Author Colin Tudge Keywords Jurisprudence, Economic theory, Environmental law, Ethics, Psychology, Science, Social theory Abstract Argues that the introduction of “wildlaw”, law that takes the interests of the environment as its starting point, will be ineffective unless it reflects a paradigmatic shift from regarding the Earth as a resource to seeing it as something that […]

Biomedical ethics: Muslim perspectives on genetic modification (F. Agha Al-Hayan)

Author Fatima Agha Al-Hayan Keywords Insan (person human); insaniyyah (humanism, humanity humaneness); genetic modification (GM); genetically modified foods (GMF); genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Abstract Technology pertaining to genetically modified foods has created an abundance of food and various methods to protect new products and enhance productivity. However, many scientists, economists, and humanitarians have been critical […]

Environmental Risk: The Responsibilities of the Law and Science (Lord Woolf)

Author Lord Woolf (lecture) Keywords Environmental law, Environmental Law Foundation, GMO’s, science and technology, the human environment, Human Rights Act, an environmental court, public trust, the precautionary principle, freedom of information. Abstract This lecture was given at the ‘Environmental Law Foundation Professor David Hall Lecture’ at the Brunei Gallery, University of London (24th May 2001). […]