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The ILSI Research Foundation disseminates science by publishing articles on original research, literature reviews and gap analyses, and meeting proceedings in peer-reviewed journals.  ILSI also publishes books, monographs, white papers, and other reports through ILSI Press.

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Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Polymer Matrices - Phase 2.5 Report —Comparison of Existing Studies of Release Measurement for MWCNT-Polymer Composites
Monograph 11/1/2013
​Currently there are no broadly accepted methods for evaluating release of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) from polymer matrices, which is a crucial component of conducting exposure assessments for nanomaterials in consumer products.
 
Climate Adaptation Imperatives: Global Sustainability Trends and Eco-Efficiency Metrics in Four Major Crops: Canola, Cotton, Maize, and Soybeans
Journal Article 10/15/2013
The authors discuss the constraints of finite resources and the challenges of accelerating climate change in relation to four major crops.
 
Navigating New Risk Landscapes & Opportunities in Global Food Systems
Proceedings 10/1/2013
The Knowledge Systems for Sustainability Collaborative and the Tällberg Foundation met in Tällberg, Sweden discuss how public and private sector groups can work together to improve sufficiency and resilience in agriculture and food systems. These proceedings summarize those discussions and outline next steps.
 
Genetically Engineered Trees for Plantation Forests: Key Considerations for Environmental Risk Assessment
Journal Article 8/5/2013
​Forests are vital to the world’s ecological, social, cultural and economic well-being yet sustainable provision of goods and services from forests is increasingly challenged by pressures such as growing demand for wood and other forest products, land conversion and degradation, and climate change.
 
Water Recovery and Reuse: Guidelines for Safe Application of Water Conservation Methods in Beverage Production and Food Processing
Monograph 8/1/2013
​Many beverage producers and food processors are experiencing multiple pressures to find ways to minimize the total volume of water they use in the production of their product, and also to reduce waste water discharges.
 
Environmental Risk Assessment of GE Plants Under Low-Exposure Conditions
Journal Article 5/31/2013
​This paper presents some relevant considerations for conducting an ERA for a GE plant in a low-exposure scenario in the context of the generalized ERA paradigm, building on discussions and case studies presented during a session at ISBGMO 12.
 
Potential Release Scenarios for Carbon Nanotubes Used in Composites
Journal Article 5/23/2013
​The expected widespread use of carbon nanotube (CNT)-composites in consumer products calls for an assessment of the possible release and exposure to workers, consumers and the environment.  Release of CNTs may occur at all steps in the life cycle of products, but to date only limited information is available about release of CNTs from actual products and articles.
 
US Food Security and Climate Change: Agricultural Futures
Journal Article 2/22/2013
​This open access journal article explores how diminishing resources (arable land and water) is likely to affect future agricultural output.
 
A Review of the Environmental Safety of the Cry1F Protein
Journal Article 1/1/2013
This document provides a comprehensive review of the information and data relevant to the environmental risk assessment of Cry1F, a family of proteins encoded by genes isolated from acillus thuringiensis (Bt), and it presents a summary statement about the environmental safety of these proteins when produced in genetically engineered (GE) cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) and maize (Zea mays) plants.
 
A Review of the Environmental Safety of the Cry2Ab Protein
Journal Article 1/1/2013
This document provides a comprehensive review of the information and data relevant to the environmental risk assessment of Cry2Ab, a protein encoded by genes isolated from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt).

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