NZORD Newsletter 2004 #1 - 30 January 2004

Hello everyone,

In this issue:
1 - Bioethics - our challenge for the year ahead.
2 - Publication from the Bioethics Council.
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1 - Bioethics - our challenge for the year ahead.
The years 2000 to 2003 certainly were New Zealand's triennium for intense debate on genetic modification in particular, but also on some other areas of important non-GM biotechnology such as reproductive technology, which became embroiled and sometimes confused in the debates..... Click here to read more of our guest editorial printed in the BioSciences News and Advocate on 29 January 2004.

2 - Publication from the Bioethics Council.
The Bioethics Council has opened this year's discussion on the important ethical, spiritual and cultural aspects of biotechnology, with the publication of 14 invited essays on the topic of transgenics. These contributed essays are posted on the website of the Bioethics Council (from the National Library of New Zealand's National Digital Heritage Archive). You can click here to read NZORD's contribution to this publication.

Regards, John

John Forman
Executive Director