Biotechnology

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Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public
Drucker, Steven M.
Book
2015
Drucker elucidates the scientific facts about genetically engineered foods that the PR myths have been obscuring.
Farmageddon: Food and the Culture of Biotechnolgy
Kneen, Brewster
Book
1999
Kneen explains how corporations control the distribution of food with little knowledge or care of the health risks of engineered food.
Islam Resistance and reform: New Internationalist May 2002
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2002
A look into the world of Islamic faith. Discussion of current issues and a look at key moments of Islamic civilazation.
Patent Folly
Sainath, P.
Article
The misuse of patents rights and associated dangers.
The Real Board of Directors: The Construction of Biotechnology Policy in Canada, 1980-2000
Kuyek, Devlin
Book
This study describes who has actually been making the decisions about biotechnology in Canada -- indeed, about health policy, science policy, and much more -- for more than two decades.
Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology and Bioterrorism
Nestle, Marion
Book
2003
A critique of "science-based" approaches to food - simply asking "how big is the risk?" leaves out the question of who is imposing that risk and who is taking it.
When Food Kills
Pennington, T. Hugh
Book
2003

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Canadian Environmental Network
The Canadian Environmental Network is a neutral conduit for communications between 1500+ environmental groups in Canada. Nine regional networks also provide more regionally based networking services.
Center for Science in the Public Interest
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is a consumer advocacy organization whose twin missions are to conduct innovative research and advocacy programs in health and nutrition, and to pr...
Centre for Research on Globalization
An independent research and media group of writers, scholars and activists. Publishes news articles, commentary, background research and analysis on a broad range of issues, focussing on social, econo...
Corporate Watch
Corporate Watch is a not-for-profit co-operative providing critical information on the social and environmental impacts of corporations and capitalism. Since 1996 our research, journalism, analysis an...
Greenpeace Canada
Active in a wide variety of environmental campaigns, Greenpeace is effective at educating the public through creative, non-violent direct actions, researching alternatives to destructive practices and...
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Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OECD brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world to: * Support sustainable economic growth * Boost employment * Raise living standards * Maintain financ...
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established when its Charter was formally adopted on December 8, 1985 by the Heads of State or Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and...
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish ...

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Biotechnology Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
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Canadian Environmental Network
Website
The Canadian Environmental Network (CEN) facilitates networking between environmental organizations and others who share its mandate - To Protect The Earth And Promote Ecologically Sound Ways Of Life....
Council of Canadians
Website
Promoting economic justicem safeguarding social programs, renewing democratization, asserting Canadian sovereignty, advancing alternatives to corporate-style free trade, and preserving the environmen...
International Forum on Globalization
Website
An alliance of activists, scholars, economists, researchers and writers formed to stimulate new thinking, joint activity, and public education in response to economic globalization.
Oeko-Institut
Website
German institute dealing with environmental issues including transportation and climate change.