CBD Convention on Biological Diversity [to 25 April 2015]

CBD Convention on Biological Diversity [to 25 April 2015]
http://www.cbd.int/press-releases/

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Statements
Message of the CBD Executive Secretary, Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, on the occasion of the International Mother Earth Day, 22 April 2015

Press Releases
Comprehensive report on synthetic biology discusses impacts on biodiversity and reviews existing regulatory regimes
Montreal, 20 April 2015 – A new report from the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity discusses the potential for synthetic biology to have both positive and negative impacts on biodiversity and looks at the role and adequacy of existing risk assessment and regulatory regimes to evaluate the impact of these technologies.
[see more extensive treatment in Week in Review above]