ETC Group

Type: Organization
Name: ETC Group
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Now Your Food Has Fake DNA In It

Like many novel technologies in this age of TED Talks and Silicon Valley triumphalism, synthetic biology—synbio for short—floats on a sea of hype. One of its founding scientists, Boston University biomedical engineer James Collins, has called it "." Whereas ... [Published Mother Jones - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: Vanillin, Evolva, Yeast
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Misinformation Is Poisoning the Environment for Synthetic Biology

Friends of the Earth, Center for Food Safety and the ETC Group (or Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration) have launched a campaign to frighten consumers and consumer product companies about synthetic biology. The groups are following ... [Published Advanced Biofuels and Climate Change Informatio ... - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Inside the strange science experiment to restore salmon stocks in Haida Gwaii

Old Massett proved to be the perfect setting to try again. It was isolated, and George already had a believer in John Disney. They met around a decade ago and partnered on a reforestation project, though funding fell through. Disney was intrigued by iron ... [Published Canadian Business Magazine - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Regulating synthetic biology

Products derived from synthetic biology (popularly called synbio), a rapidly growing new technology, are beginning to enter the marketplace without a regulatory framework in place that provides for pre-market safety assessment of its unique risks to health ... [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

APBREBES - Updates on Plant Variety Protection Issue #8 - 23 July 2014

UPOV Impact Report, as well as a Seed Map Portal that facilitates learning about the origins of our food crops, the farmers who continue to nurture them, the threats to our food supply, and achievable solutions.2. APBREBES report on the UPOV 2014 Spring ... [Published Third World Network - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Could small, biodiverse farms help Hawaii grow enough food to feed itself?

Ian Umeda Chris Kobayashi (right), her husband Dimi Rivera (extreme left), and a friend harvest taro on their 10-acre farm on Kauai. Kobayashi says transitioning to small-scale, agroeological farms will be a lot of hard work, but will lead to a vibrant ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jun 19 2014]
Entities: Agriculture, Kauai, farmer, farm

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Now Your Food Has Fake DNA In It [Published Mother Jones - Aug 20 2014]
Now Your Food Has Fake DNA In It [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Aug 20 2014]
Misinformation Is Poisoning the Environment for... [Published Advanced Biofuels and Climate Change Informatio ... - Aug 14 2014]
Misinformation Is Poisoning the Environment for... [Published I Am Biotech - Aug 14 2014]
Inside the strange science experiment to restor... [Published Canadian Business Magazine - Aug 14 2014]
Regulating synthetic biology [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - Aug 09 2014]
APBREBES - Updates on Plant Variety Protection ... [Published Third World Network - Jul 24 2014]
Could small, biodiverse farms help Hawaii grow ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jun 19 2014]
Fossil Free Patent Law [Published CleanTechies Blog - CleanTechies.com - Jan 27 2014]
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Now Your Food Has Fake DNA In It [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Aug 20 2014]
Like many novel technologies in this age of TED Talks and Silicon Valley triumphalism, synthetic biology—synbio for short—floats on a sea of hype. One of its founding scientists, Boston University biomedical engineer James Collins , has called it " ...
Misinformation Is Poisoning the Environment for... [Published Advanced Biofuels and Climate Change Informatio ... - Aug 14 2014]
Friends of the Earth, Center for Food Safety and the ETC Group (or Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration) have launched a campaign to frighten consumers and consumer product companies about synthetic biology. The groups are following ...
Misinformation Is Poisoning the Environment for... [Published I Am Biotech - Aug 14 2014]
Friends of the Earth, Center for Food Safety and the ETC Group (or Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration) have launched a campaign to frighten consumers and consumer product companies about synthetic biology. The groups are following ...
Could small, biodiverse farms help Hawaii grow ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jun 19 2014]
Ian Umeda Chris Kobayashi (right), her husband Dimi Rivera (extreme left), and a friend harvest taro on their 10-acre farm on Kauai. Kobayashi says transitioning to small-scale, agroeological farms will be a lot of hard work, but will lead to a vibrant ...
Fossil Free Patent Law [Published CleanTechies Blog - CleanTechies.com - Jan 27 2014]
Patent law has a dirty history. A legal mechanism refined in the industrial revolution, patent law has sought to encourage manufacturing and industry – the ‘Progress of Science and the Useful Arts’. Patent law has provided incentives for research ...
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