Major loss of biodiversity in Switzerland

We like things to be tidy, clean and organised. However, this preference causes problems for many domestic species of beetles and plants according to a recent report published by the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN).

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New website on SDGs

Biovision has set up a new website on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Biovision Newsletter No. 41

Our Newsletter 41 has just been published! The good news first: A long-term scientific study shows that organic agriculture can equal the productivity of conventional agriculture in Kenya – and in some aspects organic even beats conventional. The world can be nourished with organic methods. Read the interesting contributions on this subject in the newsletter.

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In the media: Millions Spent, No One Served - Who Is to Blame for the Failure of GM Golden Rice?

The recent Nobel laureates’ letter accusing Greenpeace of a “crime against humanity” for opposing genetically modified (GMO) Golden Rice is revealing of the current state of science.

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First Prize for Mkulima Mbunifu

Once again, the Tanzanian farmer magazine Mkulima Mbunifu (The Smart Farmer), also known as “TOF in Swahili”, has won first prize in the “Knowledge Dissemination and Technology” category of the Ideas Competition.

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