Environmental Milestones


BIODIVERSITY
1/29/2000
The UN Biosafety Protocol implements a more precautionary approach to trading genetically altered crops and organisms, and requires exporters to receive prior consent from destination countries before shipping genetically altered crops.

Source

Convention on Biological Diversity, "Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety: Text of the Protocol" (Montreal: 29 January 2000)

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