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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Jun 27, 2016
 Refuge-in-a-Bag Strategy for Bt Corn Increases Risk of Insect Resistance
A growing body of academic research shows that the practice of "refuge-in-a-bag" may actually increase the risk of Bt resistance in above-ground insect pests.
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Section: Trends in Industry Date: Jun 24, 2016
 Conventional Breeding Outpaces Biotech Efforts to Produce Nutrient-Efficient Crops
Conventional crop-breeding techniques are outpacing high-biotech efforts in a global race to develop crops that grow well in soils depleted of nutrients.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Jun 20, 2016
 Essential Features of Responsible Governance of Agricultural Biotechnologies
This paper presents five essential features to advance scientifically and socially responsible forms of governance for existing and emerging agricultural biotechnologies.
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Section: Policy and Regulation Date: Jun 17, 2016
 GM Crops May Not Fit Swiss Agrosystems
A study analysing the environmental and socio-economic sustainability of GM crops in Switzerland has found that, if introduced, they may not fit well with the specific dynamics of Swiss agrosystems.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Jun 16, 2016
 Co-Formulants in Glyphosate-based Herbicides Require Greater Scrutiny
There is mounting evidence that the co-formulants listed as “inert ingredients” in glyphosate-based herbicides can be just as if not more toxic than glyphosate alone.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Jun 15, 2016
 Agroecology in Action
A series of profiles on agroecology, published by the FAO, shares the experiences of producers and organizations working with agroecological systems around the world.
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Section: Policy and Regulation Date: Jun 14, 2016
 U.S. Review of GE Crops Calls for Greater Public Accountability
A U.S. review of GM crops has found the need for greater public accountability regarding health and safety aspects.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Jun 13, 2016
 Gene-Drive Modified Organisms Should Not Be Released, Say Scientists
The US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has concluded that gene-drive modified organisms are not ready to be released into the environment pending further research on the scientific, ethical, regulatory, and social consequences.
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Section: Agriculture / Organisms Date: Jun 07, 2016
 FDA's Review of GE Mosquito Release in Florida Comes Under Public Critique
More than 270,000 people have raised concerns over the US FDA’s review of Oxitec’s planned release of genetically engineered mosquitoes in Florida.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Jun 02, 2016
 How to Leave Industrial Agriculture Behind - Food Systems Experts Urge Global Shift Towards Agroecology
A paradigm shift is needed in agriculture, from input-intensive crop monocultures and industrial-scale feedlots, to diversified agroecological systems and a reorientation around ecological practices.
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»  Genetic Engineering and Omitted Health Research
»  CAP/SAM Raise Serious Concerns on Planned GM Mosquitoes Release
»  The Genetic Engineering of Smallpox
»  Biotechnology and Sustainable Development
»  Why Biotech Patents Are Patently Absurd - Scientific Briefing on TRIPs and Related Issues
»  Capacity Building and the Biosafety Protocol: A TWN report
»  Model Law for Safety in Biotechnology for Africa
»  Post-Market Oversight of Biotech Foods: Is the System Prepared?
»  Biotechnology and Indigenous People

 
The TPPA provides for illegal GMO contamination of our food
 

  1) Capacity building course (Asia): Synthetic biology – biosafety and contribution to addressing societal challenges: From simplicity to complexity
Date: May 09, 2016 to May 14, 2016
Venue: Bogor, Indonesia
 

  1) Campaign To Stop Smallpox Genetic Engineering
Date: January 28, 2014
 
  2) Stop the Spread of Transgenes!
Date: May 28, 2014
 

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