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Section: Biomedical Applications Date: Oct 19, 2018
 US Military Research That Disperses GM Viruses to Plants Could be Misused as Bioweapon
Critics of an agricultural research project by the US Military warn about possible weaponization of the resulting technology, which would use infected insects to deliver genetically modified viruses to plants.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Oct 16, 2018
 Agroecological Transitions Away from Industrial Food and Farming Systems
Seven case studies analysed by IPES-Food provide concrete examples of how, in spite of barriers to change, people around the world have been able to fundamentally rethink and redesign food systems around agroecological principles.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Oct 10, 2018
 Rural Women in Paraguay on the Frontlines to Save Native Seed Varieties
Rural and indigenous women in Paraguay rise up to collect and preserve native seeds across the country to counter the expansion of large-scale, industrial agriculture.
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Section: Trends in Industry Date: Oct 09, 2018
 Genetically Engineered Clothes Threaten Farmersí Livelihoods and Ecosystems
The commercial expansion of GE textiles made by synthetic biology could undermine farmers, create a new source of biotech waste, put additional pressure on ecosystems, and divert support away from truly sustainable natural fibre economies.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Oct 02, 2018
 Glyphosate Shown to Increase Honeybee Susceptibility to Infections
A new study has shown that glyphosate, widely used with GM herbicide-resistant crops, damages the good bacteria in honeybee guts, making them more prone to deadly infections.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Oct 01, 2018
 Building Resilience Through Agroecology
Around the world, innovative agroecological farmers are combining local and scientific knowledge, putting resilience thinking into practice to feed growing populations and cope with climate change, water scarcity, market volatility, and more.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Sep 26, 2018
 Risks of Gene Editing in Agriculture to Human and Environmental Health
A growing body of scientific studies highlights the risks and unintended consequences from the use of new genetic engineering techniques such as gene editing in agriculture.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Sep 14, 2018
 Andhra Pradesh to Become India's First Zero Budget Natural Farming State
The State Government of Andhra Pradesh in India has launched the Zero Budget Natural Farming programme which aims to transition 6 million farms/farmers to 100% chemical-free agriculture by 2024.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Sep 13, 2018
 Damage from Dicamba Drift Grows Across the U.S.
Damage to crops from dicamba drift from GE dicamba-tolerant soybean fields in the US cover at least 10 states with state regulators struggling to keep up with the pace of complaints.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Sep 13, 2018
 Four-year Drought Forces Cuba to Find Ways to Build Resilience
As Cuba faces a prolonged drought, agroecology offers a promising means by which to increase farm resilience.
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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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