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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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Section: Biomedical Applications Date: Sep 12, 2018
 CRISPR/Cas9 Found to Cause Extensive Genetic Mutations in Cells
A new study has found that CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing can cause greater genetic damage in cells than was previously thought, creating safety implications for gene therapies using CRISPR/Cas9.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Sep 06, 2018
 Glyphosate-Resistant Plants Show High Potential for Environmental Spread
Research has revealed that where there is gene flow from GE glyphosate-resistant plants into natural populations, the offspring may have increased fitness to spread into the environment.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Sep 06, 2018
 How Agroecology Can Ensure Dietary Diversity and High Nutrition
Agroecology can contribute greatly to dietary diversity and high-quality human diets by promoting more biodiverse, equitable and sustainable food systems
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Section: Global Agreements and Fora Date: Sep 03, 2018
 Gene Drive and International Governance
This report explores the urgent need for a global governance framework for gene drive, given the technology’s powerful implications for wild species and ecosystems. It identifies principles and essential elements for such a framework.
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Section: Policy and Regulation Date: Aug 30, 2018
 Serious Shortcomings in U.S. Agricultural Biotechnology and Pesticide Regulation
This paper describes how and why U.S. regulators have lost track and control of pesticide risks. Shortcomings in agricultural biotechnology and pesticide regulation are identified, with suggested solutions. However, the costs to society remain sizeable.
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Section: Trends in Industry Date: Aug 28, 2018
 New Lab-Created Animal Protein Replacements Need Careful Assessment
This report calls for new food ingredients such as animal protein alternatives derived from biotechnologies, including genetic engineering, to be assessed for safety before being allowed to be used in food or placing on the market.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Aug 27, 2018
 Adverse Effects on the Stomachs of Rats Fed with GM Corn
A recent feeding study has found adverse effects of a GM corn diet on the stomach lining of rats, which may have health implications.
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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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