Articles written specifically for the GLP or the articles that are reposted from other sources (sometimes in modified form) with permission list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. Excerpted articles list the original media outlet as the source. Excerpts are posted under guidelines for Fair Use and Creative Commons for educational nonprofits (501c3). The GLP’s Fair Use policy for posting excerpts and using images is explained here.
New crop-destroying locust swarms hitting East Africa ‘nearly every day,’ UN warns in renewed call to fight major food security threat

New crop-destroying locust swarms hitting East Africa ‘nearly every day,’ UN warns in renewed call to fight major food security threat

Dominique Burgeon, FAO’s [the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization] Director of Emergencies and Resilience, said the huge [African] desert locust ...
Pressure builds to switch to ‘open science’ model, facilitating development of COVID vaccines and therapeutics

Pressure builds to switch to ‘open science’ model, facilitating development of COVID vaccines and therapeutics

In October, the head of the [World Health Organization], Tedros Ghebreyesus Adhanom, alongside human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, and Audrey ...
Emergency relief needed: COVID-related lockdowns have led to a 50% crash in immunization rates for polio and measles

Emergency relief needed: COVID-related lockdowns have led to a 50% crash in immunization rates for polio and measles

According to [the UN Children’s Fund and the World Health Organization], immunization rates in some countries have fallen by as much ...
bb bf d b e b a wil masks at rehoboth cs

COVID-19 cases surge worldwide as WHO confirms virus is not seasonal

Globally, WHO has reported as on [July 28], 16,301,736 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 650,069 deaths. The Americas remains the epicentre by region, ...
screen shot at

Africa saves food for 5 million people from destruction as battle against locust swarms rages

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges, significant gains have been made against Desert Locust encroachment in East Africa and ...
bees

United Nations: Intensive agriculture driving bee declines, threatening global food security

Declining bee populations pose threat to global food security and nutrition FAO urges countries to step up efforts to protect ...
glp menu logo outlined

Newsletter Subscription

Optional. Mail on special occasions.