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Video: Did Sweden’s ‘no lockdown’ and ‘no mask’ strategy work?

Video: Did Sweden’s ‘no lockdown’ and ‘no mask’ strategy work?

Ben Fajzullin | 
Sweden’s approach to COVID-19 has been radically different from other countries in Europe — and much of the rest of ...
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Next glyphosate fight? Colombian farmers challenge government plan to reinstate aerial coca crop spraying

Nicolas Martin | 
Pedro Arenas is afraid that they'll take flight again. "I expect it could be within the next months," he says ...
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Tractors block German roads as farmers ‘vent frustration’ over strict and ‘unnecessary’ limits on pesticides

Several hundred tractors blockaded roads across Germany on [Jan. 17] as farmers vented their frustration over environmental regulations. The vehicles ...

EU Court of Justice dismisses activist lawsuit challenging Monsanto GMO soy approval

The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg ruled on [September 12] that the authorization of genetically modified soy produced by ...

Bayer GMO seed factory expansion in Chile sparks outcry from environmental groups

Sophia Boddenberg | 
"Fuera Bayer-Monsanto de Chile" (Bayer-Monsanto out of Chile) is written on the colorfully painted posters held by protesters on the ...
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Court-mandated release of unpublished glyphosate studies could ‘reinvigorate’ EU’s Monsanto Roundup controversy

An EU court ruled [March 7] that European lawmakers must be given access to scientific studies examining the safety of ...

Agricultural innovation raises thorny ethical questions about overconsumption in the western world

Bob Berwyn | 
Scientists at the Department of Agrobiotechnology research facility in the Vienna University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Tulln, ...
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Viewpoint: Europe may miss CRISPR gene-editing revolution in agriculture, but that won’t stop its progress

Fabian Schmidt | 
Had gene-editing technologies such as CRISPR-Cas9 been exempt from the same stringent guidelines in place for conventional genetic technology, it would have ...
'Laser weeding': Can robots partially replace farm tractors, harvesters and even herbicides like glyphosate?

‘Laser weeding’: Can robots partially replace farm tractors, harvesters and even herbicides like glyphosate?

Nils Zimmermann | 
Professor Simon Blackmore, head of robotic agriculture at the UK's National Centre for Precision Farming at Harper Adams University in ...

NIH retiring chimps as test animals. What other animal testing reforms are in store?

Vijay Balakrishnan | 
Recent tests of car exhaust on monkeys have renewed the debate around animal testing. While researchers say eliminating animal testing ...
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Biohackers forge ahead with independent, unregulated research

Tim Schauenberg | 
Alessandro [Volpato] isn't a hobby chef, nor is he chemist or an electrician. But he might be a mixture of ...
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Milk without cows, eggs without chickens? Synthetic biology could lead to more sustainable food

Hannes Sjoblad, Sonya Diehn | 
[Editor's note: The following is a Q&A with Swedish bio-hacker Hannes Sjoblad.] Bio-hacking applies technology in innovative ways to modify biological systems ...
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Anti-pesticide, anti-nuclear activist named France’s new environment minister

Dave Keating | 
The new French president stunned businesses by appointing Nicolas Hulot, an anti-nuclear and anti-pesticide environmental activist, as the country's environmental ...
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Sustainability activists fear agrochemical, seed company monopolies will damage food security

Ruby Russell, Theresa Krinninger | 
... In the global agriculture sector, there have long been seven international manufacturers of pesticides and seeds, the report says ...
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China announces plans to grow more varieties, increase acreage of GMO crops

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. China intends to plant ...

Are fears of CRISPR misuse warranted?

Brigitte Osterath | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Hundreds were present at ...

EU court annuls approval of paper-making Amflora GMO potato

Europe's second-highest court overturned a decision by the European Commission to allow the cultivation and sale of the Amflora genetically ...

Monsanto to drop all requests for new GM crops in EU

The following is an edited excerpt. US seed producer Monsanto has said it would withdraw all new requests to grow ...

Monsanto gives up fight for GM plants in Europe

The following is an edited excerpt. The world's largest producer of seeds, Monsanto, has apparently given up on attempts to ...

Germany’s state-owned news service: ‘US Government in GM industry’s pocket’

Ben Knight | 
The following is an edited excerpt. US diplomats lobbied aggressively to support its genetically-modified food industries, a campaign group has ...
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