Mar 28 2006

UN Convention Rejects Terminator Technology

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GUEST: Lucy Sharvatt, with the Ban Terminator Campaign

The UN Convention on Biological Diversity is a two week forum being held in Curitiba, Brazil. Brazilian President Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva addressed attendees blaming industrialized nations for the “unsustainable patterns of production and consumption… It is unacceptable that poorer nations continue to suffer the main burden of environmental degradation.” Meanwhile activists celebrated a major victory at the Convention which firmly extended the global moratorium on Terminator technologies or genetically engineered sterile seeds.

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