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New Report: Biotech Fabrics May Threaten Farmer Livelihoods, Ecosystems

Turns out, not everybody is on the biomaterials bandwagon. Rather than serve as the eco-friendly panacea the fashion industry so desperately craves, bioengineered textiles such as Bolt Threads’ and Spiber’s synthetic “spider silk” and Dupont’s Sorona could disrupt global supply chains and derail natural fiber production, according to a new report by technology watchdog ETC…

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