PANNA: Resource Pointer #204


Pesticide Action Network Updates Service (PANUPS)

Resource Pointer #204

April 14, 1999

For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.

*Biodevastation 3 Conference, May 19-20, 1999, Seattle Washington* Hosted by the Edmonds Institute and the Washington Biotechnology Action. The third in a worldwide series of grassroots gatherings about genetic engineering. Speakers include Brian Tokar, Dr. Michael Hansen (Consumer Policy Institute), Ronnie Cummins (Campaign for Food Safety), and Edward Hammond (RAFI) and many others. Day long teach-inas well as evening planning sessions. Free. To reserve a space or to co-sponsor the event, send in your request to

*Improving Food and Agriculture Productivity- and the Environment: Canadian Initiatives in Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emission Control Technologies, December 1998* Highlights methyl bromide alternatives in Canada. Looks at greenhouse production, soil fumigation, strawberry transplant, grain and tobacco production and food processing facilities. Provides contacts for companies, associations, researchers and other experts who provide methyl bromide alternative products, technologies and services. 46 pp. $10 Canadian. Contact Environmental Protection Publications, Environmental Technology Advancement Directorate, Environment Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0H3; phone (819) 953-5750; fax (819) 953-7253; email

*IPMnet Website*
The Consortium for International Crop Protection. Access to IPM information from across the world. Includes databases for IPM resources and IPM consultants in all regions. Provides access to the IPMnet news, online research updates and technical papers. Links to other IPM sites and listings of upcoming IPM related events.

*Third World Network Website* Highlights issues pertaining to development such as global and financial crisis; trade and the World Trade Organization; human rights; biotechnology; health; environmental issues, women’s rights and gender issues. Provides access to Third World Resurgence magazine as well as briefing papers and other resources on relevant topics. Current focus on tourism, globalization and sustainable development.

*The Campaign for Food Safety Website* Focuses on food safety issues such as U.S. organic standards and other food-related legislation. Access to articles on cloning and patenting; Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH), genetically engineered foods, food iradiation and mad cow disease. Examines corporate control of our food supply. Includes updates on Monsanto’s activities around the world.

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