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.

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Commentary

Corporations at Rio+20

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

Genetic Dialectic

The Biological Politics of Genetically Modified Trees

by Viola Sampson and Larry Lohmann

(12 pages)

joint Cornerhouse / EcoNexus publication
Dec 2000 Briefing Download (84.81 KB)

Ecological Consequences of Genetic Engineering

by Ricarda A. Steinbrecher

(14 pages)

In: Redesigning Life? The worldwide challenge to Genetic Engineering. Ed. Brian Tokar
Mar 2001 Chapter

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

Patenting Genes

Stifling Research and Jeopardising Healthcare

joint EcoNexus/ GeneWatch publication

(4 pages)

Mar 2001 Briefing Download (143.75 KB)

The CaMV 35S Promoter

Government and Corporate Scientific Incompetence:
Failure to assess the safety of GM crops

by Ricarda A. Steinbrecher

(2 pages)

Dec 2002 Briefing Download (65.86 KB)

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)

Argentina and GM soya

The Cost of Complying with US Pressure

by Helena Paul and Ricarda Steinbrecher

(2 pages)

Excerpt from Hungry Corporations - transnational biotech companies colonize the food chain
Sep 2003 Briefing Download (62.98 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

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)

Who’s in Charge?

Daniel Bennett with Helena Paul

(6 pages)

For Programme on Corporations, Law and Democracy - Guest Paper - Original paper from 1998
Aug 2004 Briefing Download (106.53 KB)

Genome Scrambling – Myth or Reality?

Transformation-Induced Mutations in Transgenic Crop Plants

by Allison Wilson, PhD, Jonathan Latham, PhD and Ricarda Steinbrecher, PhD

(36 pages)

Sep 2004 Technical Report Download (87.3 KB), Download (627.96 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)

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

(30 pages)

for The Gaia Foundation
Mar 2005 Report Download (80.84 KB), Download (444.39 KB)

Food Security and Food Safety

Assumptions, Technology, Research and Sustainability

by Ricarda A. Steinbrecher

Paper given at the Annual Conference of the Federation of German Scientists (Vereinigung Deutscher Wissenschaftler – VDW)
Mar 2005 Presentation

V-GURTs (Terminator)

Can it be effective as a biological containment tool?

by Dr. Ricarda A. Steinbrecher

(2 pages)

Based on submission and plenary intervention to SBSTTA 10 (Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity) on behalf of EcoNexus and the Federation of German Scientists.
May 2005 Technical Briefing Download (113.4 KB)

The Mutational Consequences of Plant Transformation

by JR Latham, AK Wilson and RA Steinbrecher

(7 pages)

In: Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology (2006), Volume 2006, Article ID 25376
Jan 2006 Scientific Paper Download (511.88 KB)

V-GURTs (Terminator Technology)

Design, Reality and Inherent Risks

by EcoNexus and the Federation of German Scientists; lead author: Ricarda A. Steinbrecher, PhD

(17 pages)

Submission to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, Working Group on Article 8(j)
Jan 2006 Report Download (448.35 KB)

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

(2 pages)

Prepared for CBD COP8 (available in English, Spanish and Portugese)
Mar 2006 Briefing Download (189.26 KB)

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)

Genetically Engineered Trees: No Solution to Global Warming

UN COP-8 Briefing No. 2

Published by EcoNexus & Global Justice Ecology Project

(2 pages)

Prepared for CBD COP8 (available in English, Spanish and Portugese)
Mar 2006 Briefing

Transformation-induced Mutations in Transgenic Plants

Analysis and Biosafety Implications

by Allison K Wilson, Jonathan R Latham and Ricarda A Steinbrecher

(29 pages)

In: Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews, Vol 23, December 2006, pp. 209-237
Dec 2006 Scientific Paper Download (897.66 KB)

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

(36 pages)

Report submitted to the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in preparation for SBSTTA 12 (July 2007, Paris, France).
Mar 2007 Report Download (365.93 KB)