What are gene drivers and why do 300,000 people want them banned?

Anika,  Social Bites,  2022.

Ecologists in Action and Madrid Agroecologico submitted 300,000 citizen signatures to the Ministry of Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge, asking Minister Teresa Ribera to give Spain a boost. International moratorium on technology for the release of organisms modified with gene drives (OIG) It will be discussed during the negotiations of the XV Conference on the Convention on Biological Diversity to be held in December. During the delivery of the signatures, the participants risks to human health and the environment of this new gene technology. Activists claimed with a banner that this genetic engineering technology contained an international moratorium and “danger” for environmentalists.

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