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19 October 2001
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作者: Reuters

Genetically modified crops are expanding worldwide, with total area expected to reach 50 million hectares by year-end amid controversy over its effect on health and the environment, an independent biotech agency said yesterday.

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19 October 2001
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作者: Axel Bugge, Reuters

He [Carlos Nobre, general coordinator of temperature and climate studies at Brazil's National Institute for Space Research] warned that the logging, fires and farming in the Amazon could create "biodiversity losses of unknown magnitude."

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16 October 2001
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作者: Reuters

France is planning to ban sodium arsenite, a fungicide used for the treatment of vines, because of the risks it poses to public health and the environment, farm minister Jean Glavany said yesterday.

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16 October 2001
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作者: Anti-Slavery International

Free the Slaves, Anti-Slavery International's associate in the United States, has successfully won a commitment from the Chocolate Manufacturers Association to end 'slavery, serfdom, and debt bondage in the growing and processing of West African cocoa...

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14 October 2001
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作者: Japan Times

Foreign Minister Makiko Tanaka and European Union Trade Commissioner Pascal Lamy reaffirmed Saturday their intention to oppose drastic farm trade liberalization at the proposed launch of new global trade talks under the World Trade Organization, a...

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10 October 2001
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作者: Robin Pomeroy, Reuters

The European Commission has worked out a compromise to allow EU governments concerned about genetically modified (GM) crops to lift a ban on new varieties, according to documents obtained by Reuters yesterday...The Commission will meet food regulation...

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9 October 2001
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作者: Jude Njoku, Vanguard [Lagos]

..."The active participation of the private sector in funding thematic issues of the [environmental] conventions has to be encouraged", he [UNDP Resident representative in Nigeria] advised...[T]he Executive Director of the Nigerian conservation...

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9 October 2001
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作者: Jude Njoku, Vanguard [Lagos]

"The active participation of the private sector in funding thematic issues of the [environmental] conventions has to be encouraged", he [UNDP Resident representative in Nigeria] advised...[T]he Executive Director of the Nigerian conservation foundation...

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5 October 2001
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作者: Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth (FoE) has accused the European Commission of disregarding public health and environmental concerns by proposing to undermine future legislation on GMO foods and crops. The Commission is calling on EU Member States to trust ...

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4 October 2001
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作者: Anti-Slavery International

On 1 October, the international cocoa and chocolate industry signed a Protocol in the United States to eliminate child slavery in the chocolate industry...Anti-Slavery welcomes the introduction of the Protocol as a positive move by the chocolate...

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