GE Salmon, Mike Keefe, www.intoon.com What is genetically modified (GM) salmon? Genetically modified salmon are salmon that have had their genetic material mixed with genes from a number of different species. The effect of this manipulation is to double their growth rate and to enable these salmon to grow year-round. The GM salmon was first…Read more
About: Ece Melisa Yilmaz
Ece Melisa Yilmaz is currently pursuing her JD at the University of Ottawa. She holds an M.A. from Carleton University in European, Russian and Eurasian Studies and a bilingual B.A. from Glendon College, York University in International Studies and Psychology. Ece has extensive research experience both in academia and the public sector. In 2015, she was awarded the Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship for her master’s research. Most recently, she co-authored a publication in the Canadian Journal of Diabetes. Prior to law school, Ece was a Desk Officer at Global Affairs Canada responsible for foreign relations with Turkey, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. She also has international work experience interning in NGOs and law firms, including in Brussels and Istanbul.
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“Biopiracy” refers to the phenomena whereby plants and animals are physically removed from Indigenous communities, without their knowledge or consent, in order to extract and manipulate genetic material from those plants or animals. This is typically done to commercialize some characteristic of the plant or animal that has marketable properties. For example, the anti-freeze proteins…Read more
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