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Record ID
48125
Status
Published
Date of creation
2009-01-21 09:42 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-05-09 20:27 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-09 20:27 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Biosafety First - Holistic Approaches to Risk and Uncertainty in Genetic Engineering and Genetically Modified Organisms
Author
Terje Traavik and Lim Li Ching (eds.)
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Tapir Academic Press
TRONDHEIM
Norway, N–7005
Phone:+ 47 73 59 32 10
Fax:+ 47 73 59 32 04
Email:forlag@tapir.no
Url:Tapir Academic Press
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2007
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
The Table of Contents is as follows:


PREFACE
INTRODUCTION BY THE EDITORS

PART ONE
Chapter 1
LIFE ON EARTH
Terje Traavik and Thomas Bøhn

Chapter 2
INTRODUCTION TO SOME BASIC FEATURES OF GENETIC
INFORMATION: FROM DNATO PROTEINS
David Quist, Kaare M. Nielsen and Terje Traavik

Chapter 3
THE COMPLEX AND INTERACTIVE PATHWAY FROM
(TRANS)GENES TO PROTEINS
David Quist, Kaare M. Nielsen and Terje Traavik

Chapter 4
GENETIC ENGINEERING OF LIVING CELLS AND ORGANISMS
Terje Traavik, Kaare M. Nielsen and David Quist

Chapter 5
BASICS ON THE FIFTH NUCLEOTIDE IN DNA,
5-METHYLDEOXYCYTIDINE: A REGULATORY GENETIC
SIGNAL
Walter Doerfler

Chapter 6
UNDERSTANDING THE UNCERTAINTIES ARISING FROM
TECHNOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS IN COMPLEX BIOLOGICAL
SYSTEMS: THE CASE OF GMOS
Kaare M. Nielsen and Anne Ingeborg Myhr

Chapter 7
GE APPLICATIONS AND GMO RELEASE: THE ETHICAL
CHALLENGES
Anne Ingeborg Myhr and Terje Traavik

PART TWO
Chapter 8
GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CELLS AND ORGANISMS:
SUBSTANTIALLY EQUIVALENT OR DIFFERENT?
Terje Traavik, Kaare M. Nielsen, and David Quist

Chapter 9
GENETIC ENGINEERING AND OMITTED HEALTH RESEARCH:
STILL NO ANSWERS TO AGEING QUESTIONS
Terje Traavik and Jack Heinemann

Chapter 10
BIODIVERSITY, ECOSYSTEM SERVICES AND GENETICALLY
MODIFIED ORGANISMS
Gábor L. Lövei, Thomas Bøhn and Angelika Hilbeck

Chapter 11
INVASION OF EXOTIC SPECIES: LESSONS FOR GMOS?
Thomas Bøhn

Chapter 12
VERTICAL (TRANS)GENE FLOW: IMPLICATIONS FOR CROP
DIVERSITYAND WILD RELATIVES
David Quist

Chapter 13
UNINTENDED HORIZONTAL TRANSFER OF RECOMBINANT DNA
Kaare M. Nielsen and Daniele Daffonchio

Chapter 14
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS OF FOODS DERIVED FROM
GENETICALLY MODIFIED (GM) PLANTS - WHAT ARE THE
ISSUES?
Arpad Pusztai and Susan Bardocz

Chapter 15
DNAVACCINES: MECHANISMS ANDASPECTS OF RELEVANCE FOR
BIOSAFETY
Anne Ingeborg Myhr and Roy A. Dalmo

Chapter 16
MODELS OF SCIENCE AND POLICY
Silvio Funtowicz and Roger Strand

Chapter 17
THE ROLE OF PRECAUTIONARY MOTIVATED SCIENCE IN
ADDRESSING SCIENTIFIC UNCERTAINTIES RELATED TO GMOS
Anne Ingeborg Myhr

Chapter 18
INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND MODERN SCIENCE AS WAYS OF
KNOWING AND LIVING NATURE: THE CONTEXTS AND LIMITS
OF BIOSAFETY RISK ASSESSMENT
Brian Wynne

Chapter 19
GENETIC ENGINEERING, BIOSAFETYAND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz

Chapter 20
POTENTIAL SOCIO-ECONOMIC, CULTURAL AND ETHICAL
IMPACTS OF GMOS: PROSPECTS FOR SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT
ASSESSMENT
Elenita C. Daño

Chapter 21
PUTTING FARMERS FIRST IN SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE
PRACTICES
Hira Jhamtani

PART THREE
Chapter 22
A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO THE REGULATION OF GMOS AND
GENE TECHNOLOGY
Jan Husby

Chapter 23
DEFINITIONS OF GMO/LMO AND MODERN BIOTECHNOLOGY
Jan Husby

Chapter 24
SUSTAINABILITY, SOCIAL AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN
REGULATIONS
Jan Husby

Chapter 25
THE CARTAGENA PROTOCOL ON BIOSAFETY: HISTORY, CONTENT
AND IMPLEMENTATION FROM A DEVELOPING COUNTRY
PERSPECTIVE
Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher

Chapter 26
CARTAGENA PROTOCOL ON BIOSAFETY
Lim Li Lin

Chapter 27
THE WTO AGREEMENTS: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE
OBLIGATIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR BIOSAFETY
Chee Yoke Ling and Lim Li Ching

Chapter 28
INTERNATIONAL STANDARD SETTING ON BIOSAFETY: AN
INTRODUCTION TO SOME OTHER INTERNATIONAL
AGREEMENTS AND FORUMS
Lim Li Ching

Chapter 29
THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE IN GMO REGULATIONS
Anne Ingeborg Myhr

Chapter 30
THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE AND THE CARTAGENA
PROTOCOL ON BIOSAFETY: DEVELOPMENT OFA CONCEPT
Hartmut Meyer

Chapter 31
LIABILITYAND REDRESS FOR DAMAGE ARISING FROM
GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS: LAWAND POLICY
OPTIONS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Gurdial Singh Nijar

Chapter 32
POST-COMMERCIALIZATION TESTING AND MONITORING (OR
POST-RELEASE MONITORING) FOR THE EFFECTS OF
TRANSGENIC PLANTS
Susan Bardocz and Arpad Pusztai

Chapter 33
MONITORING GMOS RELEASED INTO THE ENVIRONMENTAND
THE FOOD PRODUCTION SYSTEM
John Fagan

Chapter 34
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN BIOSAFETY ISSUES
Lim Li Ching

Chapter 35
BIOSAFETY FORECAST SERVICE: THE PRECAUTIONARY
APPROACH IN PRACTICAL BIOSAFETY
Camilo Rodriguez-Beltran, Billie Moore, Marina Cretenet, Jack A. Heinemann,
Joanna Goven and Paul Roughan

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Thematic areas
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Yes
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Book / Book chapter
Identifier
ISBN 978-82-519-2113-8
Publisher and its location
Tapir Academic Press, Trondheim
Rights
© Norsk institutt for genøkologi (GenØk), Tromsø &Tapir Academic Press, Trondheim 2007
Format
612 page PDF file
Keywords and any other relevant information
This document was the submission of the Third World Network (TWN) for the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on Risk Assessment and Risk Management under COP-MOP Decision BS-IV/11.