Excellent website focusing on seven aspects of bioscience: environment, biodiversity, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, new frontiers and bioscience education.


Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration

ETC group is dedicated to the conservation and sustainable advancement of cultural and ecological diversity and human rights. To this end, ETC group supports socially responsible developments of technologies useful to the poor and marginalized and it addresses international governance issues and corporate power.


AgBioTech InfoNet

Ag BioTech InfoNet covers all aspects of the application of biotechnology and genetic engineering in agricultural production and food processing and marketing.


An agricultural biotechnology portal with news, reviews, reports, links and much more.


AgBiotech Reporter

AgBiotech Reporter offers international coverage of news in the field of agricultural biotechnology.


Website of the AgBioWorld Foundation, providing articles, interviews and links.


Agricultural Groups Concerned About Resources and the Environment

The organization provides science and research-based information and policy initiatives on pesticide use, crop biotechnology developments, nutrient management and other related environmental issues.                           


Agriculture & Biotechnology Strategies

Agriculture & Biotechnology Strategies Inc. (AGBIOS) is dedicated to providing consulting expertise to the agricultural biotechnology industry, government departments and agencies, non-governmental organizations, and producer groups and associations.


Agronomy Journal

Articles relating to original research in soil-plant relationships; crop science; soil science; biometry; crop, soil, pasture, and range management; crop, forage, and pasture production and utilization; turfgrass; agroclimatology; agronomic modeling; statistics; production agriculture; and computer software are published in Agronomy Journal subsequent to review and approval by the editorial board.


The American Journal of Bioethics

The American Journal of Bioethics provides a rapid, peer-reviewed collection of scholarship about emerging issues in bioethics. The Journal is available in a unique print and internet format. Subscribers receive access to the portal, which features on-line news updates, live bioethics events, rankings of bioethics graduate programs, and other materials. is one of the most reliable and up-to-date information resources for those working in the life sciences and associated industries. The editorial focus is on the technology of the life sciences. To that end, daily news, information and research tools for life science professionals and students are published.         



This page of BioExchange focuses on stem cell research and news items dealing with stem cells. Other resources on BioExchange include biochemistry, biotechnology, bioterrorism and cloning.


Bioline International
An electronic publishing service providing access to quality research journals published in developing countries.

BiotechBlog is a community-based site focused on biotechnology industry issues. Users are encouraged to submit topics and articles for conversation and comment.


Biotechnology Industry Organization
Provides up-to-date background information and external resources on biotechnology, bioethics, intellectual property and much more, relevant to the biotechnology industry in the US and abroad.


Biotechnology Information Directory Section
A web directory containing over 1500 links to companies, research institutes, universities and other organizations specific to biotechnology and related fields.


Biotechnology Patents

This page of the Biotechnology Information Center lists useful web resources on biotechnology patents and patent databases.


Canadian Patent Database

This database provides access to over 75 years of patent descriptions and images. The database allows one to search, retrieve and study more than 1,400,000 patent documents.


Center for Global Food Issues

The Center for Global Food Issues conducts research and analysis of agriculture and the environmental concerns surrounding food and fiber production. The Center uses its worldwide overview of food and farming to assess policies, improve farmers' understanding of the new globalized farm economy, and heighten awareness of the environmental impacts of various farming systems and food policies.


The CGIAR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) aims to contribute to food security and poverty eradication in developing countries through research, partnerships, capacity building, and policy support, promoting sustainable agricultural development based on the environmentally sound management of natural resources.



Council for Biotechnology Information
Website by the US Council for Biotechnology Information. This website provides basic information on plant biotechnology issues and applications.


CropLife America

CropLife America fosters the interests of the general public and CropLife America member companies by promoting innovation and the environmentally sound manufacture, distribution and use of crop protection and production technologies for safe, high-quality, affordable and abundant food, fiber and other crops.


Development Gateway

The Development Gateway is an interactive portal for information and knowledge sharing on sustainable development and poverty reduction.


divine Rival Eye
This site lists a large amount of links to webpages concerned with genetically modified foods. Editorials, articles, journals, news sources and stakeholders are included.


EarthYouth.Net is the one-stop entry-point for young people concerned about the need for sustainable development - from the beginner to the seasoned campaigner. It is conceived and run entirely by young people actively involved in the movement towards sustainable development.


Facing the Future

Facing the Future strives to educate people about critical global issues, including population growth, poverty, over-consumption, and environmental destruction. Facing the Future aims to provide information, but also to build knowledge, create understanding, and ultimately, motivate and empower people to take personal action to build a positive future.


Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

The FASEB enhances the ability of biomedical and life scientists to improve, through their research, the health, well-being, and productivity of all people.


Food Aid Management aims to
promote the efficient and effective use of food aid resources to help alleviate hunger and contribute to food security.


Food First

Food First is a progressive think tank and education-for-action center. Their work highlights root causes and value-based solutions to hunger and poverty around the world, with a commitment to establishing food as a fundamental human right. Food First produces books, reports, articles, films, electronic media, and curricula, plus interviews, lectures, workshops and academic courses for the public, policy makers, activists, the media, students, educators and researchers.


Food Safety Network

The Food Safety Network at the University of Guelph provides research, commentary, policy evaluation and public information on food safety issues from farm-to-fork.



The goal of is to serve as a clearing house for information on the social, ethical and policy issues associated with genetic and genomic knowledge and technology.


Genetically Engineered Food Alert Campaign Center
GE Food Alert is a coalition of seven organizations united in their commitment to testing and labeling genetically engineered food. The site contains resources, links and listings of events and headlines.


Global Potato News

This site, sponsored by Syngenta, provides all possible (recent) information on potato markets, patents, statistics and events. Articles are displayed in their original languages, so you may find articles in German, Dutch or Danish.


Health Canada

Health Canada is the federal department responsible for regulating biotechnology-derived products in the food and drugs sectors. These products include GM foods, biologics (blood and blood products), vaccines and drugs. is the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and health care career site. Job seekers can search for jobs with a variety of companies.


The Human Genome Organisation 

The Human Genome Organisation (HUGO) provides a global forum for addressing the scientific, medical, ethical, legal, social and commercial issues raised by the handling and use of genome knowledge, especially of the human genome.


Human Genome Project

The United States Human Genome Project site provides access to basic information on genetics, the project itself and ethical, legal and social issues important to the project.


The International Food Policy Research Institute identifies and analyses policies for sustainably meeting the food needs of the developing world.


Information Systems for Biotechnology
Here you will find documents and searchable databases pertaining to the development, testing and regulatory review of genetically modified plants, animals and micro-organisms within the US and abroad


Innovation Law Forum

A Canadian research portal for law and policy relating to technology and innovation. These pages focus on law in health and biotechnology.


International Development Research Centre

The IDRC is a public corporation created by the Canadian government to help communities in the developing world find solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems through research.


International Institute for Sustainable Development

The International Institute for Sustainable Development aims to advance policy recommendations on international trade and investment, economic policy, climate change, measurement and indicators, and natural resource management to make development sustainable.


International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications

The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) is a not-for-profit organization that delivers the benefits of new agricultural biotechnologies to the poor in developing countries.  It aims to share these powerful technologies to those who stand to benefit from them and at the same time establish an enabling environment for their safe use.


Journal of Biotechnology

The Journal provides a medium for the rapid publication of both full-length articles and short communications on all aspects of biotechnology.


Marine Biotechnology

The journal publishes articles describing innovative molecular techniques for the study and manipulation (including transgenesis) of marine and freshwater organisms or research pertaining to industrial applications (aquaculture/mariculture) of aquatic organisms.


Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

This website provides online resources on biotechnology and health ethics, access to the center’s programs and links to related websites.


The largest medical reference site. Here you will be able to find links to pages relating to any aspect of biotechnology.


The National Academies
Information on science, engineering and medicine, consisting of resources, publications and the National Academies Offices.


Nature Biotechnology

This is the specified biotechnology journal of one of the most prestigious science journals in the world, Nature.


NIH Office of Biotechnology Activities

The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Biotechnology Activities focuses on three main areas: recombinant DNA and gene transfer; genetics, health and society; and xenotransplantation.



Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences

This educational website was developed to help people understand the issues of science surrounding biotechnology. Penn State faculty and county-based educators share scientific information to help consumers, farmers and interested citizens make informed decisions on the issue.


PhRMA Genomics

The genomics website of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America includes resources and news items on biodiversity, cloning, ethics and legislation.


Southwest Biotechnology and Informatics Center

The Southwest Biotechnology and Informatics Center (SWBIC) is part of New Mexico State University. It's goal is to provide information about biotechnology and to support research and education in this field at NMSU and other universities.


Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program

SARE works to increase knowledge about - and help farmers and ranchers adopt - practices that are economically viable, environmentally sound and socially responsible.


United States Patent and Trademark Office

The USPTO website provides many levels of excellent information, including the most up to date information regarding changes to the patent laws, current application forms and fees. Also available is the full text of common PTO publications.


Union of Concerned Scientists

This site provides critical web resources on several controversial issues. These include biodiversity, genetically engineered food and health and environment.


United States Patent and Trademark Office Database

This site provides the user with two databases to search. The bibliographic database contains a complete listing of citations and abstracts from patents issued between January 1, 1976 and the present. The full text database is still incomplete; however, when it is completed it will span the same time period.


University of Washington Department of Technical Communication

The Department of Technical Communication offers a wide variety of degree programs and performs research in technical communication and related fields.


Yahoo Biotechnology and Genetics Resources

Yahoo provides a selective selection of resources on biotechnology and genetics taken from other sites, which includes news stories, feature articles and video and audio resources.


Yahoo Gene Therapy Resources

The Yahoo resources on gene therapy include a large collection of links to news and feature articles, audio and video resources and related websites.


World Foundation for Environment and Development

WFED works to sustain economic development and conserve the Earth’s biological resources through facilitating equitable and efficient access and benefit-sharing frameworks and by producing targeted information tools designed to improve public understanding of the issues underlying environmental conflicts.


Worldwatch Institute

Worldwatch is a non-profit public policy research organization dedicated to informing policymakers and the public about emerging global problems and trends and the complex links between the world economy and its environmental support systems.