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Section: Global Agreements and Fora Date: Dec 06, 2016
 160 Global Groups Call for Moratorium on New Genetic Extinction
A wide spectrum of 160 civil society organisations and networks have called for a global moratorium on the controversial genetic extinction technology known as "gene drives".
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Section: Global Agreements and Fora Date: Dec 06, 2016
 UN Biodiversity Conference to Debate Synthetic Biology, Financial Resources Mobilization
The issue of synthetic biology, which cross cuts the Convention on Biological Diversity, Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing, will be among the most hotly debated issue at the UN Biodiversity Conference.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Dec 02, 2016
 Risks of GM Crops Engineered to Utilise RNA Interference
This Biosafety Briefing focuses on GM crops engineered to utilise RNA interference. Such GMOs present a unique set of risks as compared with those generated with classical transgenic approaches.
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Section: Global Agreements and Fora Date: Nov 30, 2016
 TWN Briefings for UN Biodiversity Conference #3
This briefing discusses what Parties to the CBD and the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety can do in order to advance the work on risk assessment of synthetic biology at the upcoming UN Biodiversity Conference in Cancún.
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Section: Global Agreements and Fora Date: Nov 28, 2016
 TWN Briefings for UN Biodiversity Conference #2
This briefing discusses unintentional transboundary movement and emergency measures, as well as the related issues of detection and identification of LMOs, making recommendations for what Parties can do at COP-MOP8 on these issues.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Nov 25, 2016
 Biosafety Aspects of Genome-Editing Techniques
This Biosafety Briefing examines the biosafety aspects of genome-editing techniques, including the CRISPR system.
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Section: Global Agreements and Fora Date: Nov 24, 2016
 TWN Briefings for UN Biodiversity Conference #1
Synthetic biology is transforming access to genetic resources. This paper explains the implications of genetic sequence data and calls on Parties to the CBD to take action to ensure that benefit-sharing is not undermined.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Nov 24, 2016
 Protecting Peasant Seeds from Growing Corporate Capture
The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2016 warns that seeds and biodiversity are under threat as a result of increasing corporate capture and States’ neglect.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Nov 22, 2016
 Glyphosate is Not Safe, Reveals New Review by Experts
This monograph documents the adverse human health and environmental impacts of glyphosate, whose use has gone up with the advent of glyphosate-tolerant GM crops, necessitating the call for a global phase-out of the world's most widely used herbicide.
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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

 
Risks of GM Crops Engineered to Utilise RNA Interference
 

  1) Scientific Conference 2016 - TAKING STOCK - 20 YEARS OF GM CROPS - 40 YEARS OF 'GENETIC ENGINEERING'
Date: December 01, 2016 to December 02, 2016
Venue: Mexico City, Mexico
 

  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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