Stopping Gene-Drive Technology

“Gene Drive” is a reckless new type of genetic engineering.
Read the Call for a Gene Drive Moratorium and see the listing of world signatories here: http://www.synbiowatch.org/…/CBD-Gene-Drive-Sign-on-Letter-…
Find a background Report on ‘Gene Drive’ here: http://nas-sites.org/gene-drives/
Below is the Englih version calling for the Moratorium. Jim

“In view of the significant ecological, cultural and societal threats posed by genetically-engineered gene drives, including threats to biodiversity, national sovereignty, peace and food security, we the undersigned call upon governments at the 13th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, in accordance with the precautionary principle, to put in place a moratorium on 1) any further technical development and experimental application of gene drives, and 2) environmental release of genetically-engineered gene drives.”