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New paper highlights substantial environmental and economic losses that would arise if restrictions on glyphosate use resulted in glyphosate-tolerant crops no longer being grown
Published: 15th December 2017
A new paper published in the journal GM Crops and Food (1) points to significant increases in carbon emissions and a worse environmental impact associated with weed control practices, if farmers around the world stopped planting glyphosate-tolerant crops.
New report highlights 20 years of economic and environmental benefits from using biotech GM crops
Published: 5th June 2017
5 June 2017 Dorchester, UK: A new report released today by PG Economics has found that over the last 20 years, crop biotechnology has significantly reduced agriculture’s environmental impact and stimulated economic growth in the 26 countries where the technology is used.
Global economic benefits of GM crops reach $150 billion
Published: 31st May 2016
Press release: 31 May 2016: Dorchester, UK: In the nineteenth year of widespread adoption, crop biotechnology has continued to provide substantial economic and environmental benefits, allowing farmers to grow more, with fewer resources, whilst delivering important environmental benefits for all citizens (1).