Hidde Boersma

the Netherlands


Hidde Boersma is a freelance science journalist from the Netherlands. He writes for both daily newspapers and magazines, mainly covering biotechnology, genetics and bio ethics. He has a PhD in molecular biology and loves discussing genetic modification, evolution, superfoods and other topics where scientific illiteracy is rife. Hidde is an active member of the Dutch social liberals and is based in Amsterdam. He feels you should stop eating tuna.

Funded project

Well Fed

The story follows two guys who set on a quest to tell a story about GMOs that seldom reaches the general public: genetic modification can provide both harvest security and crops with nutritious value.