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International science denial: Top-5 activist groups spreading anti-GMO myths in Latin America

International science denial: Top-5 activist groups spreading anti-GMO myths in Latin America

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The United States and Europe are home to some of the most influential anti-biotechnology advocacy groups in the world. They ...
Latin American researchers use gene editing to breed hardier crops

Latin American researchers use gene editing to breed hardier crops

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Latin American researchers are using gene editing to breed hardier varieties of staple crops and fruits, according to an Alliance ...
Viewpoint: Eco-hypocrisy—Mexico bans GM corn and glyphosate to promote sustainability while subsidizing fossil fuels

Viewpoint: Eco-hypocrisy—Mexico bans GM corn and glyphosate to promote sustainability while subsidizing fossil fuels

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Imagine for a moment that the US government banned smart phones and tablets and forced everyone to use home telephones ...
Viewpoint: Promoting science with ideology — Pro-GMO vegans use animal rights advocacy to boost vaccine, biotech acceptance

Viewpoint: Promoting science with ideology — Pro-GMO vegans use animal rights advocacy to boost vaccine, biotech acceptance

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us that we are part of a living, evolving ecosystem and often at its mercy ...
Viewpoint: Promoting CRISPR crops at the expense of GMOs to appease activists undermines both technologies

Viewpoint: Promoting CRISPR crops at the expense of GMOs to appease activists undermines both technologies

Genetic Literacy Project | 
In the span of a few short years, gene editing has allowed scientists to begin rapidly and cheaply improving food ...
Mexican farmers and scientists speak out against government’s anti-biotech agenda

Mexican farmers and scientists speak out against government’s anti-biotech agenda

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
The Mexican government’s nonstop attacks on genetically modified (GM) crops — resulting most recently in a ban on GM maize ...
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As the CRISPR revolution advances, here’s how gene editing will actually help farmers and consumers

Genetic Literacy Project | 
2020 has been an eventful year for gene editing. The recent Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier ...
Latin American researchers use gene editing to develop new crops that benefit farmers and consumers

Latin American researchers use gene editing to develop new crops that benefit farmers and consumers

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Latin American farmers are partnering with scientists to create new crop varieties using gene-editing techniques such as CRISPR-CAS 9 in ...
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Push to reform EU biotech crop rules gains strength as some environmentalists, public officials endorse gene editing

Genetic Literacy Project | 
After two decades as "the center" of GMO skepticism, it seems the EU may be ready to acknowledge the benefits ...
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Viewpoint: Swayed by anti-GMO groups, biotech pioneer Mexico lurches toward GM crop ban

Genetic Literacy Project | 
“There is currently enough food in the world to feed 10 billion people,” writes the anti-GMO environmental group Green America ...
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Viewpoint: International anti-GMO groups wage PR war to get gene-edited crops out of Latin America

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Imagine for a moment that you're a farmer. Genetically modified crops that could help you protect your yields from voracious ...
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Viewpoint: Mexican government undermining science and agriculture

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Over the last two years, the Mexican government led by Andrés Manuel López Obrador (who goes by his initials, AMLO) ...
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Viewpoint: Mexico’s activist government pushes glyphosate ban that threatens food security and farmer welfare

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Biotech giant Bayer is currently in the fight of its life against more than 100,000 lawsuits alleging its flagship weedkiller ...
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Viewpoint: GMO skeptics abuse UN Biodiversity Conference to promote anti-biotech agenda

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Countless people continue to suffer and die needlessly as a result of the arbitrary and unscientific restrictions forged at the ...
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Viewpoint: Why the world needs GMOs—4 farmers make the case for biotech crops

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The lopsided conversation between experienced farmers and clueless activists has severe consequences ...
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Viewpoint: CRISPR crop revolution provides counterpunch to ‘misinformation’ promoted by anti-GMO campaigners

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Gene-edited crops usually can't be distinguished from conventionally-bred varieties. Opponents of NBTs may never comprehend this basic lesson of plant ...
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Viewpoint: Activist-inspired GMO cotton bans push Mexican farmers toward bankruptcy

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Mexico has a long record of safely cultivating genetically modified (GM) cotton. For more than 20 years, cotton has been ...
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Viewpoint: How international anti-biotech activists manipulate year-old Mexican government to block crop GMO innovations

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Mexico's leadership should not restrict crop biotechnology based on personal beliefs or scientific misinformation ...
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