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The earth's biological diversity, or "biodiversity" in its widest sense is synonymous with "life on earth." Its loss has become an international concern in recent years and has led to the rapid ratification of the Convention on Biological Diversi...
Modern biotechnology could have an important impact both on the scope of genetic changes that can be made to food organisms and on the range of possible food sources. This publication presents scientific papers and the reports of two expert groups concerned with strategies for establishing the safety of novel foods. Anyone involved in safety evaluations of new foods or food components derived through modern biotechnology will find it
Recommends that Member countries should develop and apply strategies for continually improving the environmental performance of their governments by integrating environmental considerations into all facets of government operations and facilities, including related decision-making processes.
Recommends that Member countries take steps to establish, as appropriate, implement and make publicly available a pollutant release and transfer register (PRTR) system using as a basis the principles and information set forth in the OECD Guidance to Governments Manual for PRTRs.
The governments of OECD Member countries declare that they will develop, continue or strengthen, as appropriate, national and co-operative efforts considered necessary to reduce risks from exposures.
This report presents the findings and recommendations of the OECD "Pilot Project" to Compare Pesticide Data Reviews.
ENV Monograph No. 109 Recycling of copper, lead and zinc bearing wastes. Also available in French.