Publications relating to GMOs

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.

Title Yearsort ascending Type PDF download Related Topics
GE Wheat trial by Rothamsted Research

Submission on Rothamsted Research application for consent to release genetically modified wheat in the UK

Dr. Ricarda A. Steinbrecher

Jul 2011 Submission
7 pages
PDF icon R.Steinbrecher - Econexus submission re GM Wheat application.pdf
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

Feb 2011 Open Letter
4 pages
PDF icon Open_letter_GM_misquitos_malaysia.pdf
CSO statement on the planned field release of GM mosquitos

Statement of Concern from Civil Society Organizations Regarding Field Release of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

EcoNexus as one of 87 civil society organisations

Dec 2010 Open Letter
5 pages
PDF icon Statement_GM_mosquito_malaysia.pdf
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 PDF icon RSt - NRE(S) 609-2-1 submission edDec2010-1.pdf, PDF icon GM mosquitoes announcement.pdf, PDF icon GM mosquitoes factsheet.pdf
Soy production and certification: the case of Argentinean soy-based biodiesel

Julia Tomei, Stella Semino, Helena Paul, Lilian Joensen, Mario Monti & Erling Jelsøe

Mar 2010 Scientific Paper
23 pages
PDF icon soy-production-certification-argentinean-biodiesel.pdf
Feed the world?

R. Steinbrecher & A. Lorch

Nov 2008 Article
4 pages
PDF icon 0811_steinbrecher_lorch_ecologist_yields.pdf
Land-use, Bioenergy and Agro-biotechnology

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

Jul 2008 Technical Report
35 pages
PDF icon Land-use, Bioenergy and Agro-biotechnology - WBGU 2008.pdf
Genetically Engineered Trees & Risk Assessment

An overview of risk assessment and risk management issues

by Ricarda A. Steinbrecher and Antje Lorch

Apr 2008 Report
30 pages
PDF icon GE-Tree_FGS_2008.pdf
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.

Feb 2008 Technical Briefing
7 pages
PDF icon CBD_SBSSTA13_commentary.pdf
GE Rice

The Genetic Engineering of the World’s Leading Staple Crop

by Ricarda A. Steinbrecher

Dec 2007 Report
24 pages
PDF icon ENx_GE_rice_PAN-AP_2008.pdf
Agrofuels: Towards a Reality Check in Nine Key Areas

Co-published by Biofuelwatch, Carbon Trade Watch / Transnational Institute, Corporate Europe Observatory, EcoNexus, Ecoropa, Grupo de Reflexión Rural, Munlochy Vigil, NOAH (Friends of the Earth Denmark), Rettet den Regenwald, Watch Indonesia

Mar 2007 Report
36 pages
PDF icon Agrofuels.pdf
Briefing Paper on Transgenic Trees

Implications for Human Health, Biodiversity and Biosafety

Joint briefing paper issued by: Global Justice Ecology Project, EcoNexus, Friends of the Earth International, Global Forest Forum and World Rainforest Movement

Mar 2006 Briefing
2 pages
PDF icon GE-Trees_COP-8_Brief_1.pdf
Genetically Engineered Trees: No Solution to Global Warming

UN COP-8 Briefing No. 2

Published by EcoNexus & Global Justice Ecology Project

Mar 2006 Briefing
2 pages
PDF icon COP8.pdf
Argentina: A Case Study on the Impact of Genetically Engineered Soya

How producing RR soya is destroying the food security and sovereignty of Argentina

by Lilian Joensen, Stella Semino, Grupo de Reflexión Rural, Argentina and Helena Paul, EcoNexus

Mar 2005 Report
30 pages
PDF icon ENx-Argentina-GE-soya-Summary-2004.pdf, PDF icon ENx-Argentina-GE-Soya-Report-2005.pdf
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.,

Feb 2005 Article
2 pages
PDF icon ENx_Interview_Thai_Rice_Farmer_05.pdf
Golden Rice, Patents and Vitamin A Deficiency

by Helena Paul and Ricarda Steinbrecher

Sep 2003 Briefing
4 pages
PDF icon ENx-Golden-Rice-HC-2003.pdf
Argentina and GM soya

The Cost of Complying with US Pressure

by Helena Paul and Ricarda Steinbrecher

Sep 2003 Briefing
2 pages
PDF icon ENx-Argentina-GM-soya-HC-2003.pdf
Genetic Dialectic

The Biological Politics of Genetically Modified Trees

by Viola Sampson and Larry Lohmann

Dec 2000 Briefing
12 pages
PDF icon Cornerhouse-21gmtree.pdf
GM chicken - a solution to bird flu? Commentary