List of EcoNexus Publications

Some of our publications are (more) technical, also providing a thorough review of the scientific literature to a specific topic coupled with original analysis.

All publications are either completely online or can be downloaded as PDF.

Displaying 1 - 25 of 93
Title Year Type Files Related Topics

Corporations at Rio+20

The Emperor’s New Clothes - 'New Breeding Techniques' and synthetic biology - genetic engineering by another name

Helena Paul, Elisabeth Bücking, Ricarda A. Steinbrecher

The Ecologist, 04 April 2017
Apr 2017

Synthetic biology: A continuing challenge for the CBD

Helena Paul, Silvia Ribeiro

(1 page)

[square brackets], issue 10 (May 2016)
May 2016

Global agrofuel crops as contested sustainability, Part I: Sustaining what development?

Les Levidow, Helena Paul

(17 pages)

Jun 2010 Article Download (915.03 KB)

Global Agrofuel Crops as Contested Sustainability Part II: Eco-Efficient Techno-fixes?

Les Levidow, Helena Paul

Capitalism Nature Socialism, Volume 22, 2011
Jun 2011 Article

Real problems, false solutions

Grupo de Reflexión Rural, Biofuelwatch, EcoNexus, NOAH & FoE Denmark

(7 pages)

Seedling, October 2009
Sep 2009 Article

Feed the world?

R. Steinbrecher & A. Lorch

(4 pages)

The Ecologist, November 2008.
Nov 2008 Article Download (200.55 KB)

A dangerous precedent

The UK Nuffield Council on Bioethics proposes five ethical principles and a duty to develop biofuels instead of the Precautionary Principle

Helena Paul

(2 pages)

English version of an article forthcoming in German in the June issue of umwelt aktuell.
Apr 2011 Article

GM crops are driving genocide and ecocide - keep them out of the EU!

Helena Paul

The Ecologist, February 2014
Feb 2014 Article

Interview: Thai Rice Farmer on GM crops

Daoreung Pheudphon explains why GM crops are a threat to farmers and won’t feed the world

Conducted by Ricarda A. Steinbrecher, Ph.D.,

(2 pages)

Carried out in Bangkok at a public rice fair, 20 February 2005.
Feb 2005 Article Download (414.42 KB)

Coming to your table?

GMO crops resistant to 'war herbicide' 2,4D

Helena Paul

The Ecologist, May 2014
Apr 2014 Article

Terminator Technology

The Threat to World Food Security

by Ricarda A Steinbrecher and Pat Roy Mooney

(4 pages)

The Ecologist, Sept/Oct 1998
Sep 1998 Article

Rio+20, the “Green Economy” and the Real Priorities

Helena Paul

(2 pages)

Forest Cover, No. 37, p. 5-6
Mar 2011 Article

Golden Rice - Is this the way to solve malnutrition?

Lorch A.

(4 pages)

Biotechnology and Development Monitor, No. 44, p. 18-22.
Mar 2001 Article

Biodiversity should not be expected to earn its living in the market

Helena Paul

(1 page)

ECO 41(1)
Apr 2012 Article

Green economy and biofuels: what did the CBD say ?

Helena Paul

(1 page)

Eco "Post-COP 10", Vol 36(1), p.1 & 6
Mar 2011 Article

Biofuels: how many are invasive alien species?

Helena Paul

(1 page)

ECO 40(3)
Apr 2012 Article

Finance, targets, green economy and innovative financial mechanisms

Helena Paul & Antje Lorch

(1 page)

ECO "Post-COP 10", Vol 36(1), p. 5
Mar 2011 Article

Dr Frances Kelsey: thalidomide and the precautionary principle

Helena Paul & Philip Bereano

The Ecologist, August 2015
Jul 2015 Article

Biotech Companies COMPACTing their responsibilties

Antje Lorch

(2 pages)

ECO 43(3) published at MOP4 in Hyderabad, October 2012 - www.cbd-alliance.org
Sep 2012 Article

'Climate-Smart Agriculture' - preparing for a corporate soil and climate-grab in Paris?

Helena Paul

The Ecologist, 26 November 2015
Nov 2015 Article

Canada in violation of international obligations to the CBD

Ocean-fertilisation & Geoengineeiring scheme

Helena Paul

(1 page)

ECO 44(10)
Sep 2012 Article

No Idle Threat to the Marginalised

The Focus on “Marginal and Idle” Land for Biofuels (Agrofuels)

Helena Paul

(4 pages)

published as 'Biofuel 2.0', The Ecologist, February 2009
Feb 2009 Article Download (174.19 KB)

New Genetic Engineering Techniques: Precaution, Risk, and the Need to Develop Prior Societal Technology Assessment

Ricarda A. Steinbrecher and Helena Paul

(11 pages)

In: Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, Vol 59, Issue 5 (The Precautionary Principle Under Fire), pages 38-47 (2017)
Aug 2017 Article Download (218.97 KB)

Business and Biodiversity: A Licence to Operate

Helena Paul

(2 pages)

ECO 45, p. 4-6
Dec 2012 Article