The New Techniques of Genetic Engineering

The biotech industry have developed two new techniques – artificial minichromosomes and transformed organelles. Are they safe? […]

Patenting the “Climate Genes”

The world’s largest seed and agrochemical corporations are stockpiling hundreds of monopoly patents on genes in plants that are genetically modified to withstand extreme climate conditions. […]

How Food Became A Casualty of Biotechnology’s Promise

This policy brief exposes how food is merely the conduit through which the pharmaceutical conglomerates hope to develop and monopolize the basic technologies that promise high profits. […]

Cotton Concentration Report

A critical assessment of the merger (currently under consideration) betwen Monsanto and Delta and Pine Land Company. […]

Bilateral Free Trade and Investment Agreements and the US Corporate Biotech Agenda

Bilateral free trade agreements are seen by the agricultural biotechnology industry as an important conduit for spreading GMOs around the world. […]

Monsanto: ¿quién se beneficia con

This is an executive summary of the report that analyses the way in which GM crops have been introduced between 1996-2005. The rapid penetration of GM crops in a few countries has been largely the result of aggressive push by corporations such as Monsanto […]

Monsanto: Who Benefits from GM crops (Exe.Summ.)

This is an executive summary of the report that analyses the way in which GM crops have been introduced between 1996-2005. The rapid penetration of GM crops in a few countries has been largely the result of aggressive push by corporations such as Monsanto […]

Diversa dominates global search for blockbuster microbes

In the past decade, US’ Diversa corporation has expanded its bioprospecting activities all over the globe, placing it very high – if not top – of the list of the world’s bioprospectors. It hopes to make blockbuster biotech products from the estimated 99% […]

Report Warns Investors of Risk Faced by Monsanto

an updated report on Monsanto which states that Monsanto’s venture into genetic engineering continues to face many risks that may jeopardize the company’s future prospects. […]

Biotechnology: Continuing hype?

At a recent biotechnology industry meeting in San Francisco, governments and local authorities across the US and as far away as Malaysia were busy courting biotech companies to set up a presence in their respective home grounds. But as this article ex […]