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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: May 15, 2018
 High Environmental Exposure to Glyphosate and Reproductive Health Impacts in Argentina
Research has found high glyphosate concentrations in and around an agricultural town in Argentina. At the same time, there have been increased frequencies of reproductive disorders in the local population.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: May 14, 2018
 Novel Features of Gene Drives Warrant Advanced Risk and Technology Assessments
An understanding of the novel features of gene drive organisms is necessary to evaluate their impacts on the environment.Current risk assessment approaches may need to be updated and adapted, and complemented with a broader technology assessment approach.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: May 07, 2018
 Agroecology Taking Root as Momentum Builds for Transformation in Agriculture
A transformative vision for agriculture that is based on agroecology and that is resilient, equitable and socially just, is gaining ground, including in international policy processes.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: May 04, 2018
 TWN Agriculture Info: Recommendations for Agroecological Transitions
Based on its regional seminars on agroecology held from 2015-2017, the FAO has released reports giving recommendations and key elements to guide countries in making the transition to agroecological systems.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: May 02, 2018
 Women Farmers Bring Healthy Meals to Local Schools
In Peruís north coast, agroecology has enabled women to provide healthy and nutritious foods for their children, while ensuring farms are resilient to the impacts of climate change.
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Section: Agriculture / Organisms Date: Apr 24, 2018
 Transgenic and Glyphosate Contamination of Processed Food and Tortillas Made From Industrial Corn in Mexico
The detection of transgenes and glyphosate in processed foods and tortillas made from industrial corn in Mexico presents a threat to a country where corn is the staple food.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Apr 23, 2018
 Regenerative Farms Provide More Ecosystem Functions and Profitability Than Conventional Farms
Regenerative corn farms in the US outperform their conventional counterparts in terms of pest management, soil health and profitability.
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Section: Agriculture / Organisms Date: Apr 23, 2018
 GE Trees Will Aggravate, Not Solve, Forest Health Problems
This article discusses attempts to promote forest health in the US with genetically engineered trees, warning of the potentially irreversible impacts on forest ecosystems and the communities they support.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Apr 19, 2018
 How Food Democracy Can Transform Food Systems For The Better
This article calls for Food Democracy where bottom-up citizen-led initiatives replace failing industrial food systems with genuinely sustainable ones.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Apr 19, 2018
 Call for a Global Observatory for Gene Editing
A commentary in the journal Nature calls for the establishment of a global observatory for gene editing, as a crucial step to determining how the potential of science can be better steered by the values and priorities of society.
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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

No benefit to imminent release of risky GM mosquitoes in Burkina Faso

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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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