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 51 - 75 of 93
Title Year Type Files Related Topics

Global Agrofuel Crops as Dispossession

Les Lavidow, Helena Paul

In: Sparking A Worldwide Energy Revolution: Social Struggles in the Transition to a Post-petrol World / Kolya Abramsky ed.
Jan 2010 Chapter

GM chicken - a solution to bird flu?

Jan 2011 Commentary

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

Helena Paul

The Ecologist, February 2014
Feb 2014 Article

GM-Gene Flow (b)

Horizontal gene transfer of viral inserts from GM plants to viruses

by Jonathan Latham and Ricarda Steinbrecher

(8 pages)

Feb 2004 Technical Report Download (129.9 KB)

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

Golden Rice, Patents and Vitamin A Deficiency

by Helena Paul and Ricarda Steinbrecher

(4 pages)

Excerpt from Hungry Corporations - transnational biotech companies colonize the food chain
Sep 2003 Briefing Download (72.34 KB)

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

GURTs: No Case for Field Trials

by EcoNexus and the Federation of German Scientists

(4 pages)

Briefing Paper for CBD COP8, Curitiba, Brazil
Mar 2006 Technical Briefing Download (47.78 KB)

Hungry Corporations: transnational biotech companies colonise the food chain

by Helena Paul and Ricarda Steinbrecher with Devlin Kuyek and Lucy Michaels

(242 pages)

Zed Books, London & New York
Sep 2003 Book

Information concerning Innovative Financial Mechanisms (IFMs): Offset Programmes

A submission to the CBD Secretariat concerning decision X/3

Helena Paul & Antje Lorch

(13 pages)

Jun 2011 Submission Download (95.75 KB)

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)

Land-use, Bioenergy and Agro-biotechnology

Les Levidov (Open University) and Helena Paul (Econexus)

(35 pages)

Study for the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)
Jul 2008 Technical Report Download (1.57 MB)

Large-scale bioenergy must be excluded from the renewable energy definition

Declaration

(1 page)

Aug 2015 Open Letter Download (470.26 KB)

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Commentary

New breeding techniques

Open letter to the Commission on new genetic engineering methods

Francesco Panella, Nina Holland, Dr. Ricarda Steinbrecher, Andrea Ferrante, Mute Schimpf, Dr Helen Wallace, Saskia Richartz, Christoph Then

(2 pages)

Jan 2015 Open Letter Download (170.02 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)

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)

Objection against the planned Rocpower biofuel plant

Rocpower ‐ proposed Biofuel Power Generation Plant, Whaley Road, Baraugh Green, Ref 2009/1539

Helena Paul

(2 pages)

Jul 2011 Submission Download (93.78 KB)

Open Letter on the release of GM mosquitos in Malaysia

Open Letter from Civil Society Organizations in Response to the Field Release of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes in Malaysia

EcoNexus as one of 74 civil society organizations around the world

(4 pages)

Feb 2011 Open Letter Download (90.83 KB)

Patenting Genes

Stifling Research and Jeopardising Healthcare

joint EcoNexus/ GeneWatch publication

(4 pages)

Mar 2001 Briefing Download (143.75 KB)

Potential Ecological and Social Impacts of Genetically Engineered Trees

Commentary on the official background paper by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) entitled “The Potential Environmental, Cultural and Socio-Economic Impacts of Genetically Modified Trees” (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/13/INF/6)

Co-published by 10 organisations: Canadian Biotechnology Action Network, EcoNexus, Ecoropa, Friends of Siberian Forest, Global Forest Coalition, Global Justice Ecology Project, PIPEC (Pacific Indigenous Peoples Environment Coalition), Stop GE Tree Campaign, Timberwatch Coalition, World Rainforest Movement.

(7 pages)

Prepared for CBD SBSTTA 13 Meeting, Rome, Italy, 18-22 February, 2008
Feb 2008 Technical Briefing Download (440.28 KB)

Potential Impacts of Synthetic Biology on the Biodiversity

The International Civil Society Working Group on Synthetic Biology
Consisting of: Action Group On Erosion, Technology and Concentration (ETC Group), Center for Food Safety Center for Food Safety, Econexus, Friends of the Earth USA, International Center for Technology Assessment, and The Sustainability Council of New Zealand

(54 pages)

Sep 2011 Submission Download (276.04 KB)

Real problems, false solutions

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

(7 pages)

Seedling, October 2009
Sep 2009 Article

Release of GM mosquito Aedes aegypti OX513A (NRE(S)609-2/1/3)

Scientific opinion to the Department of Biosafety, Ministery of Natural Resources and Environment of Malaysia

Ricarda A. Steinbrecher

Aug 2010 Scientific opinion Download (146.19 KB), Download (300.29 KB), Download (338.5 KB)

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

Helena Paul

(2 pages)

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