NGOs Outline Principles for Governance of Gene Edited Products for Agriculture and the Environment

NGOs Outline Principles for Governance of Gene Edited Products for Agriculture and the Environment Representatives of conservation and consumer non-governmental organizations unveiled six principles for responsible governance of gene editing in agriculture and the environment in an article published today by Nature Biotechnology. The authors noted that gene editing [...]

NGOs Outline Principles for Governance of Gene Edited Products for Agriculture and the Environment2021-08-11T10:59:04-06:00

“All hands on deck” in Face of Eastern Monarch Declines

“All hands on deck” in Face of Eastern Monarch Declines In a recent report from the World Wildlife Fund Mexico, scientists noted a 26% decrease in monarch butterfly overwintering population numbers in southern overwintering sites. It is estimated that 6 hectares of hibernating monarchs are required to maintain a sustainable eastern monarch population. [...]

“All hands on deck” in Face of Eastern Monarch Declines2021-04-16T13:15:39-06:00

Bipartisan, Multi-Sector Stakeholders Develop Recommendations for Decarbonization

Bipartisan, Multi-Sector Stakeholders Develop Recommendations for Decarbonization The climate crisis presents significant risk for our livelihood and the economy as a whole. We need only look to the February 2021 winter storm in Texas, 2020 California wildfires, or the 2019 Mississippi floods to demonstrate the acuteness of climate risks for both [...]

Bipartisan, Multi-Sector Stakeholders Develop Recommendations for Decarbonization2021-03-10T07:53:27-07:00

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Peering into the Ag Pipeline

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Peering into the Ag Pipeline The second discussion of CRISPRcon’s theme of Hope and Hype, which was held on Oct. 1, took a deeper dive into what benefits gene editing and prior genetic technologies have delivered thus far in the agriculture sector and what might be [...]

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Peering into the Ag Pipeline2021-01-12T11:45:38-07:00

Ag AM in Kansas Interview Spotlights Honey Bee Health Coalition

Ag AM in Kansas Interview Spotlights Honey Bee Health Coalition Matt Mulica, who helps lead the Honey Bee Health Coalition for Keystone Policy Center, speaks with Ag AM in Kansas about the critical role of bees in agriculture, the work of the Honey Bee Health Coalition, and what individuals [...]

Ag AM in Kansas Interview Spotlights Honey Bee Health Coalition2020-04-29T16:31:37-06:00

Don’t let Milkweed Myths keep you from Supporting Monarch Habitat

Don’t let Milkweed Myths keep you from Supporting Monarch Habitat The following article was authored by the Keystone Monarch Collaborative, a diverse coalition of committed stakeholders - including scientists, conservationists, farmers, and the private sector - finding collaborative solutions to strengthen monarch populations and habitat. The original article can be found here. Populations of the [...]

Don’t let Milkweed Myths keep you from Supporting Monarch Habitat2020-04-08T08:05:28-06:00