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Farmers and environmentalists sound the alarm

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Synthetic Biology's New Spin on Fast Fashion

A new generation of genetically engineered fabrics have been hyped as ecologically friendly and sustainable, but revelations in this new report show the profoundly negative impacts they could have on the environment and farmers’ livelihoods worldwide.

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Mega-mergers and the concentration of power in the agri-food sector

What is corporate concentration, why does it matter for food security, and who are the biggest corporate players in each agrifood sector/"link" in the Industrial Food Chain? This accessible booklet (soon to be available in French and Spanish) answers these questions and more. 

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As international debate on gene drive technology heats up, Canadian immigration officials deny a key voice

MONTREAL, July 4, 2018 - United Nations biodiversity negotiations are underway in Montreal, but a key African expert is missing from the fray.

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Media Advisory: New fact sheets reveal status of geoengineering technology development

June 14, 2018

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Open-air experiments defy global moratorium, could help lock in ‘big bad fix’ for climate
As three major geoengineering experiments move toward real-world tests, ETC Group and GeoengineeringMonitor.org have released new resources and a redesigned website.
 
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Peasant-led Agroecology and Food Sovereignty Feeds the World

This week, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization is hosting the Second International Symposium on Agroecology. More than a set of agricultural practices, agroecology is profoundly political, intertwined with food sovereignty and peasants’ and farmers’ rights.

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Civil society responds with call for a UN Treaty on Competition

For immediate release: March 20, 2018

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Monsanto-Bayer to dominate in Microbials and Big Data-Driven Precision Agriculture

If the Bayer-Monsanto merger is allowed to go through, the resulting company will have a monopoly stake in microbials and big-data enabled precision agriculture technologies, both important new markets for industrial agriculture.

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Regulatory change would spread modified genetic traits to wild organisms

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