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Poor farmers warned off Internet GM crop deals

A web-based project that tempts farmers in developing nations into planting transgenic biopharmaceutical crops has …

20/02/03

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Bioprospecting charges take their toll on Mexican research

US researchers have been forced to abandon their work on studying indigenous plant varieties in Southern Mexico, …

22/01/03

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Doubt over algal carbon sinks

Ocean plankton is not as effective at soaking up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as originally thought, says a …

19/12/02

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Tribe blasts 'exploitation' of blood samples

A group of Canadian Amerindians are enraged that their blood samples, originally collected for a study on …

14/11/02

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Knowledge databases under attack

Attempts to set up databases of traditional knowledge are coming under attack from the very groups they are …

31/10/02

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Bioprospectors turn their gaze to Canada

A Californian bioprospecting company that has previously cast its net in developing countries is now turning its …

24/10/02

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Seed firms deny access to transgene

Two seed companies this week stand accused of blocking attempts to assess whether GM sunflowers can turn their …

16/10/02

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World Bank cracks down on cultural damage

The World Bank is close to embracing a stronger policy to safeguard archaeological and anthropological sites that …

06/06/02

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Anthropologists split over misconduct claims

The American Anthropological Association is divided over its response to allegations of serious misconduct in …

03/01/02

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Transgenic maize found growing in Mexico

Genetically modified maize has been found growing in Mexico, raising sensitive environmental and cultural issues …

18/10/01

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