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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Mar 13, 2019
 The Implications of Gene Drives on Human Rights
Gene drives will have impacts on ecosystems and human rights. This paper calls for States to observe their obligations in the context of human rights, biodiversity and biosafety, including by putting in place a global moratorium on gene drive releases.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Mar 11, 2019
 Call for Food Sovereignty and Feminist Movements in Africa to Join Forces
On International Women’s Day, an urgent call has been made for African food sovereignty movements to connect with radical feminist movements to rebuild local food and seed systems, based on smallholder women farmers' key role in agriculture.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Mar 05, 2019
 Fate of GM food-derived DNA in the Human Body
DNA derived from GM food in the human body can be found in the blood and tissues of humans and animals, and plant-food-miRNAs can survive digestion, enter the body and affect gene expression patterns in different organs.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Feb 27, 2019
 Genetic Engineering Technique Causes Unexpected Genome Damage
A new study shows that the GM transformation process in plants is extraordinarily damaging at a genetic and epigenetic level.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Feb 25, 2019
 Biodiversity Crucial for our Food and Agriculture, but Under Threat
Biodiversity is critical for food and agriculture but is under severe threat. Much needs to be done to stop the loss of biodiversity, including through biodiversity-friendly practices and approaches such as organic agriculture and agroecology.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Feb 12, 2019
 US EPA Ignored Substantial Scientific Evidence of Glyphosate’s Genotoxicity
This journal article shows that the US EPA disregarded substantial scientific evidence about glyphosate’s genotoxicity and supports the conclusions of the WHO-IARC that glyphosate is both genotoxic and probably carcinogenic to humans.
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Section: Policy and Regulation Date: Feb 11, 2019
 EU Parliament Against New Approvals for the Import of Genetically Engineered Plants
EU Parliament has adopted, with a large majority, several resolutions against approvals for GE maize, oilseed rape and cotton, while calling for higher standards in risk assessment and the strengthening of democratic decision making.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Feb 11, 2019
 How Community-Based Biodiversity-Friendly Farming Can Stem Biodiversity Loss
338 community-based solutions from over 75 countries showcase biodiversity-friendly farming approaches that work on the ground and provide valuable lessons for the global policy frameworks needed to stem biodiversity loss and to farm more sustainably.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Feb 09, 2019
 Towards a Common Food Policy for the EU
This report maps out a single, time-bound vision for reforming European food systems, realigning various sectoral policies affecting food production, processing, distribution, and consumption, and refocusing actions on the transition to sustainability.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Jan 28, 2019
 Farmers in “Schools Without Walls” Learn to Increase Harvest
In the DRC, farmers sharing knowledge and experience in farmer field schools has led to increased productivity.
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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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