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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Dec 18, 2018
 The Potential of Agroecology to Transform the Global Food System
This publication on agroecology features its many successes as a road map for a socially and ecologically sustainable transformation of agriculture and provides pathways to overcome the political obstacles to its broad-scale implementation.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Dec 18, 2018
 The Impact of Glyphosate on Soil Health
This report reviews studies of the impact of glyphosate to soil health and finds evidence of harm to soil fauna such as microbes, fungi and earthworms, along with risks of pollution of water bodies.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Dec 13, 2018
 Herbicides Increase Antibiotic Resistance Evolution in Bacteria
Commonly used herbicides such as glyphosate and dicamba, also widely used with GM herbicide-resistant crops, can cause bacteria to develop antibiotic resistance by a factor of up to 100,000 times faster than occurs without the herbicide.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Dec 12, 2018
 What Keeps GM Herbicide-Centric Agriculture in Place?
Weed control in the U.S. Midwest has become increasingly herbicide-centric due to the adoption of GM herbicide-tolerant crops.This study describes factors that hinder the movement away from the use of herbicide-tolerant technology towards integrated weed.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Dec 12, 2018
 Farmer-Managed Seed Systems Play Crucial Role in Africa
Farmer-managed seed systems play a crucial role in Africa and small-scale farmers are the real custodians of seed on the continent.
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Section: Global Agreements and Fora Date: Dec 11, 2018
 Biosafety Protocol agrees important work on risk assessment of GMOs
Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety have adopted a decision that puts its important risk assessment work firmly back on track, after previous setbacks
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Section: Global Agreements and Fora Date: Dec 07, 2018
 Rapid Synthetic Biology Developments Necessitate “Horizon Scanning”
Parties to the CBD have concluded that the rapid and fast-paced developments in the field of synthetic biology and their potential adverse effects need to be anticipated, monitored and assessed.
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Section: Global Agreements and Fora Date: Dec 07, 2018
 No Release of “Gene Drives” Without Precautionary Conditions
Parties to the CBD have laid down strict and precautionary conditions for any introduction of organisms containing engineered gene drives into the environment, including for experimental purposes.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Nov 30, 2018
 News Release: United Nations Hits the Brakes on Gene Drives
Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity have made a significant global decision on how to govern a high-risk, new genetic engineering technology - gene drives.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Nov 16, 2018
 South Africa Government Rejects Monsanto's Triple-stacked GM Drought Tolerant Maize
The South African biosafety authorities have rejected Monsanto’s application for the commercial release of its GM drought tolerant triple-stacked maize: MON 87460 x MON 89034 x NK 603.
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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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