Serious Threats Posed by Gene Drives for Conservation

Gene drives proposed for conservation purposes pose serious threats because their implementation could have far-reaching unintended consequences and could trigger irremediable modification of the natural environment. […]

Legal and Regulatory Issues Relevant to Gene Drive Organisms

There is an urgent need for effective international and legally binding regulation of gene drive organisms (GDOs). […]

Key Elements in a Legal and Regulatory Framework for Gene Drive Organisms

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Gene Drives: A Summary of Legal and Regulatory Issues

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A Just Transition to Agroecology Essential to Effective Climate Action

Governments need to tackle agricultural emissions head on by redirecting public funds away from ‘Big Ag’, strengthening regulations and transitioning farming to agroecology. […]

Transferring the Laboratory to the Wild: An Emerging Era of Environmental Genetic Engineering

New GE techniques such as genome editing and new delivery techniques have facilitated an emerging trend to genetically engineer organisms in the wild, essentially converting the environment into the laboratory. […]

Key Elements in a Legal and Regulatory Framework for Gene Drive Organisms

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Gene Drives: A Summary of Legal and Regulatory Issues

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Agroecology – The Solution to Highly Hazardous Pesticides

– With increased understanding of the adverse effects of highly hazardous pesticides has come recognition of the need for global commitment to replace chemical-intensive agriculture with agroecology. […]

Critical Domains of Agroecological Transformation

This paper describes agroecology as a transformative paradigm and identifies six critical ‘domains of transformation’ which put inclusive community-led governance processes at the centre. […]