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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Jan 15, 2019
 The Need for Better Risk Governance of Gene-Edited Products
This paper identifies the challenges posed by new and emerging gene-editing techniques, as well as recommends improvements to GM risk governance research and practice.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Dec 31, 2018
 Diversified Traditional Food Systems Can Overcome Malnutrition in India
Traditional knowledge together with developments in agroecology, with their diverse systems of resource governance, knowledge, innovation, distribution and access, can overcome widespread malnutrition in India.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Dec 31, 2018
 Agroecological Innovation to Transform Agriculture and Achieve Food Sovereignty
This paper provides policy recommendations to create an enabling environment to unlock the transformative power of agroecology and its innovations and practices, in the achievement of food sovereignty and sustainable agriculture and food systems.
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Section: Policy and Regulation Date: Dec 31, 2018
 India’s Swaminathan Criticises GM Crops as Highly Unsustainable
In a recently published journal article, M.S. Swaminathan - Father of the Green Revolution in India - criticises GM crops as highly unsustainable.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Dec 28, 2018
 French Study Finds Lower Cancer Risk Among High Organic Food Consumers
A study of 68,946 French adults found a 25% lower overall cancer risk among those consuming organic food most regularly compared to those who reported very little or no consumption of organic food.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Dec 28, 2018
 The Socioeconomic Impacts of GMOs on Beekeeping in Spain and Uruguay
The paper explores the socioeconomic impacts of GM crops on beekeepers in Spain and Uruguay. It calls for socioeconomic assessments to be made from a systems-based understanding of agriculture and biotechnologies.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Dec 27, 2018
 Agroecology Shows Full Potential to Deliver Sustainable Food Systems
There is strong evidence of agroecology’s potential to deliver sustainable food systems by increasing farmers’ economic viability and income, farm productivity and diversity, food/nutritional security, and promoting social change and women’s empowerment.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Dec 24, 2018
 The Future of Agriculture: New technologies or Agroecology?
This article discusses the battle for the future of agriculture: artificial food produced by robots and corporations that put profits before people, or one where agroecological innovations nourish our communities in a fair and sustainable way.
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Section: Agriculture / Organisms Date: Dec 24, 2018
 Antibiotic-Resistant GE Bacteria in Animal Feed Spreading Across Europe
Unapproved GE bacteria were first found in animal feed in Europe in 2014. Due to a lack of action, the GE bacteria have spread in animal farming environments, and have also passed their resistance to antibiotics on to other disease-causing microbes.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Dec 21, 2018
 Widespread Damage from Dicamba Drives a Deep Wedge Between Farmers
Dicamba use in the U.S. has increased with GE dicamba-resistant crops, with a corresponding increase in damage to non-target plants. This is driving a deep wedge those farmers who use dicamba and those who don't.
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»  Biosafety Aspects of Genome-Editing Techniques
»  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

 
Release of Risky GM Mosquitoes in Burkina Faso Highly Unethical
 

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  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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