Following court ruling, anti-GMO activists ask for map of transgenic farms
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Following court ruling, anti-GMO activists ask for map of transgenic farms

Lindsay Fendt - September 16, 2014

Since genetically modified crops first came to Costa Rica in 1991, the locations of the farms have been kept under wraps. But a new ruling from Costa…

Costa Rican court hands GMO opponents a victory by declaring permitting process unconstitutional
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rican court hands GMO opponents a victory by declaring permitting process unconstitutional

Lindsay Fendt - September 11, 2014

Correction: This story originally said the court rejected the process on two grounds rather than one. In a ruling Thursday lauded by Costa Rica's anti-GMO activists, the country's Constitutional Chamber of…

Genetically modified coffee could be just around the corner
Coffee
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Coffee
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Genetically modified coffee could be just around the corner

Rachel Feltman | The Washington Post - September 7, 2014

A consortium of scientists announced Thursday in Science that they've sequenced the coffee genome for the first time. By determining all of the genes that make up…

Awaiting a court decision, anti-GMO activists gain symbolic ground
Business
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Business
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Awaiting a court decision, anti-GMO activists gain symbolic ground

Lindsay Fendt - August 6, 2014

Awaiting a decision on legal reforms from the courts, anti-GMO activists in Costa Rica have taken the fight over transgenic crops to a grassroots level. The latest…

What you need to know about GMOs in Costa Rica
Archive
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Archive
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What you need to know about GMOs in Costa Rica

Lindsay Fendt - October 29, 2013

If you’re a little confused about what GMOs are and why lots of people say they’re bad, welcome to the party. A study by the University of…

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Costa Rica Ombudsman’s Office files complaint against GM corn

L. Arias - June 5, 2013

Costa Rica's Ombudsman’s Office on Wednesday filed a legal action challenging the constitutionality of permission granted to a Monsanto subsidiary to grow genetically modified corn in the…