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Benedikt Haerlin  

Campaigner and journalist. International Coordinator of Greenpeace Internationals Genetic Engineering Campaign. Previously Toxics Coordinator, Greenfreeze Campaigner and magazine editor of Greenpeace Germany.  

Before joining Greenpeace served one legislative period (84-89) as Member of the European Parliament (Green Party, Germany), where he specialized in genetic engineering issues. Founder of the Gen-ethic Network in Germany in 1987.  

Previous to that worked as journalist in Berlin for "Die Tageszeitung", published books and essays in various magazines. Previous to that edited a local bi-weekly political magazine in Berlin and was the owner of a printing and publishing  company. Studied philosophy and psychology in Tübingen and Berlin. Born in Stuttgart in 1957.  

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