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[NEWS RELEASE] Genetic extinction technology and digital DNA challenged at UN Convention

Genetic extinction technology and digital DNA challenged at UN Convention Posted Dec. 5, 2016 / Posted by: Audrey Fox Civil society defends rights of indigenous peoples and small-scale farmers against big-pharma and biotech CANCUN, MEXICO —This week, international conservation and environmental leaders will meet to call on governments to protect biodiversity, indigenous people and local communities’ rights from controversial new biotechnologies. Regulatory advocates will weigh in on the controversial uses of a genetic extinction technology called gene drives and the handling of digital gene sequences. What: Thousands of government and civil society representatives convene for the 2016 UN Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) Conference of the Parties. Where: Cancun, Mexico When: December 5-17, 2016. Civil society groups will be hosting side events to caution for stronger regula...

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