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Textiles biotech, de quoi s’alarmer

 — 1 septembre 2018
The fashion and technology sectors alike have been abuzz about high-tech fabrics derived from genetically engineered microorganisms. In a new report, civil society experts cut through the hype, suggesting that any commercial-scale expansion of biotech textiles could undermine farmers worldwide, create a dangerous new source of biotech waste, put additional pressure on ecosystems, and divert support away from truly sustainable natural fiber economies.


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