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    BIOTERRORBIBLE.COM: The Sunshine Project was a foundation funded program that existed in Europe and the United States from 2000 until 2008. While its purpose was never clearly defined, it acted as a source of information in respect to the highly illegal and highly unethical scientific practices occurring in the field of microbiology, specifically in bio-terror and bio-weapons research. The Sunshine Project will likely be trotted out in the media post pandemic to shine light on (demonize and blame) the United States for ultimately allowing an environment of underground bio-related research to flourish.

    Title: Sunshine Project
    Date: 2012
    Source: SunshineProject

    Disclaimer: As of 1 February 2008, the Sunshine Project is suspending its operations.
    Although this website is no longer updated, it remains online as an archive of our activities and publications from 2000 through 2008. If you have any questions, please contact us by e-mail at tsp@sunshine-project.org. Thank you for your interest.

    Backgrounders & Briefing Papers

    September 2005 - Backgrounder #14
    Risks of Using Biological Agents in Drug Eradication

    January 2004 - Backgrounder #13
    Export Controls
    Impediments to Technology Transfer Under the Convention on Biological Diversity

    November 2003 - Backgrounder #12

    Emerging Technologies
    Genetic Engineering and Biological Weapons

    October 2003 - Backgrounder #11
    Biosafety, Biosecurity, and Bioweapons
    Three Agreements on Biotechnology, Health, and the Environment, and Their Potential Contribution to Biological Weapons Control

    May 2002 - Backgrounder #10

    Biological Weapons, their Prohibition, and Biosafety

    March 2002 - Backgrounder #9

    Non-Lethal Weapons Research in the US: Genetically Engineered Anti-Material Weapons

    July 2001 - Backgrounder #8

    Non-Lethal Weapons Research in the US: Calmatives & Malodorants

    June 2001 - Backgrounder #7

    Biological Weapons Research Projects in Germany: A report on the German Army's biodefense program.

    May 2001 - Backgrounder #6

    Addressing Environmental Modification in Post-Cold War Conflict (the ENMOD Convention)
    Published by the Edmonds Institute

    April 2001 - Backgrounder #5
    Closing Loopholes in the Bioweapons Convention

    April 2001 - Backgrounder #2, revised (updated version of the November 2000 paper)
    The Biological Weapons Convention and the Negotiations for a Verification Protocol

    February 2001 - Backgrounder #4
    Risks of Using Biological Agents in Drug Eradication
    A briefing paper with emphasis on human health

    December 2000 - Backgrounder #3

    A Review of Opposition to Biological Weapons in the Drug War

    May 2000 - Backgrounder #1
    Stopping the Use of Crop Killing Fungi

    Other Announcements and Publications


    April 22, 2002 - Statement
    Statement to the Biosafety Protocol (ICCP-3)

    October 3, 2001- Commentary
    Infinite Contract: Biodefense and the Biotech Industry

    September 21, 2001- Commentary

    Averting Bioterrorism Begins with US Reforms

    January 4, 2001 - Seminar Announcement
    Biological Weapons in the 21st Century - Dresden, June 2001

    December 2000 - Q & A

    Questions and Answers About Agent Green

    September 15, 2000 - Seminar Announcement
    The War on Drugs and the Use of Biological Weapons - Quito, October 2000

    Sunshine Project Press Releases (By Date)

    April 18, 2007
    Earth to NSABB: Voluntary Compliance Won't Work
    Dismal record of biotech companies detailed in letters.

    April 12, 2007
    Texas A&M University Violates Federal Bioweapons Law
    Officials decided not to report aerosol chamber accident

    February 28, 2007
    Biodefense Blackout: Texas BSL-4 Lab Keeps Records Secret
    UTMB Resists Attorney General's Ruling, Case Moves to the Courts

    October 30, 2006
    Bedfellows at the Biosecurity Board

    How US science's nouveau riche bioweapons constituency is flexing its muscle to carve up safety and security rules.

    September 18, 2006
    Transparency Urged for Homeland Security BSL-4 NBAF Lab

    April 4, 2006 (at www.smallpoxbiosafety.org)
    Health Assembly Must Stop Dangerous Smallpox Experiments

    March 15, 2006
    Agent Green: US House Votes to Advance Offensive Biological Weapons Plan

    February 7, 2006
    BARDA's Biggest Secret is the Public's Loss: Are Biodefense Labs and National Security Agencies Arriving at a Secrecy Agreement?

    October 5, 2005
    Disease by Design: 1918 "Spanish" Flu Resurrection Creates Major Safety and Security Risks

    May 25, 2005
    No World Health Assembly Approval for Expanding Smallpox Virus Research

    May 6, 2005
    WHO Director-General Questions Smallpox Advisory Committee Recommendation

    April 18, 2005
    Faulty Aerosol Chamber Infects Three

    March 4, 2005
    Sunshine Project Releases CRISPER

    March 11, 2005
    Boston University Lab-Acquired Tularemia: FOIA Appeal to Overturn CDC Secrecy

    March 1, 2005
    Public Health Research Funding in Decline: NIH Data Contradicts NIH Position

    January 17, 2005
    Sunshine Project Responds to Pentagon Statements on"Harassing, Annoying, and 'Bad Guy' Identifying Chemicals"

    January 13, 2005
    US Army Dugway Secrecy Challenged by Watchdogs

    November 30, 2004
    US Retains Illegal Patent on Treaty-Violating Bioweapons Grenade

    November 16, 2004
    French biodefense clouded in secrecy; concern over France's 'non-lethal' chemical activities

    August 23, 2004
    Research Transparency: Federal Complaint Filed Against "Bottom of the Barrel" Biosafety Committees

    August 2, 2004
    NIAID Biodefense Program Funds in Violation of Federal Biosafety Rules

    July 19, 2004
    Time for the Pentagon to Lift the Secrecy Surrounding its "Non-Lethal" Chemical and Biological Weapons

    June 22, 2004
    Institute Responsible for Anthrax Accident in California, in Charge of Safety and Security at Chicago Biodefense Laboratory

    June 17, 2004
    German Army to be equipped with "non-lethal" chemical weapons

    May 3, 2004
    Federal Complaint Seeks Termination of Government Funding for Nine Biotechnology Research Institutions

    April 16, 2004
    US Defense Science Board calls for strategic use of calmative chemical weapons

    April 14, 2004
    US Transparency Survey: Serious Problems Evident

    April 6, 2004
    US State Department Renews Pressure to Use Agent Green in Colombia

    March 15, 2004
    University of Texas Reverses Secrecy Stance; but will its New Biosafety Committee be Accountable?

    February 21, 2004
    Technology Transfer in the Biodiversity to Consider Impediments Such as Export Controls

    January 2004
    The Return of ARCAD

    November 6, 2003
    Announcing the Bioweapons and Biodefense FOI Fund

    October  28, 2003

    The Thomas Butler Case: Some Unreported Information

    October 23, 2003
    Ricin breeding and production projects at Texas Tech University raise questions

    October 21, 2003
    Biosafety Irregularity in Spanish Flu Experiments

    October 9, 2003
    Lethal Virus from 1918 Genetically Reconstructed

    October 7, 2003
    Biodefense: Secrecy Shutters Biosafety Committee in Texas

    September 8, 2003
    Pentagon Initiates New Reasearch into Prohibited Chemical Weapons

    September 4, 2003
    Texas Attorney General Rules for Biodefense Transparency

    August 6, 2003
    Bioweapons Watchdogs Seek Suspension of University of Texas Eligibility for Federal Biodefense Research Funds

    May 8, 2003
    US Army Patents Biological Weapons Delivery System, Violates Bioweapons Convention

    February 11, 2003 (Joint News Release)
    Loose Monkey Teaches Biodefense Lab a Lesson in the Hazards of Secrecy

    February 11, 2003
    Pentagon Perverts Pharma with New Drug Weapons
    What liability for the pharmaceutical industry?

    February 7, 2003
    US Plans for Use of Gas in Iraq
    Poses major threat to chemical weapons controls

    December 17, 2002
    Agent Green: New US Bioweapons Threat on Colombia
    US legislators renew calls for bio-attack on illicit crops.

    October 30, 2002
    NAS Withholds Key Info on Moscow Theater Tragedy

    October 14, 2002 (Joint News Release)
    Time to Reassess Massive US Biodefense Plans

    September 27, 2002
    US Chemical Weapons: Human Testing Planned
    JNLWD chemical program reaching advanced stage

    September 24, 2002
    US Operates Secret Chemical Weapons Program
    The case against JNLWD to be taken to the UN.

    August 12, 2002
    US Special Forces Seek Genetically Engineered Bioweapons
    Bugs to covertly infect and destroy materials

    July 1, 2002
    Psychopharmacological Weapons Under Consideration
    Psychoactives under research are dangerous and illegal.

    May 24, 2002
    Pentagon BW Proposals at US Attorney's Office
    Action requested under Bioweapons Anti-Terrorism Act

    May 8, 2002
    US Armed Forces Press for Offensive Bioweapons
    NAS panel reviews proposals for illegal bioweapons

    February 19, 2002
    US Tests Ethnically-Targeted Crowd Control Weapons
    Ethnic profiling, Pentagon-style.

    December 7, 2001
    Intent to Kill
    US Sabotages Bioweapons Review Conference, EU delegates say the US are "liars".

    December 6, 2001
    Bioweapons Negotiations Focus on Forum, Not Substance
    Latin America Shines. Europe Uninspired. US Quarrelsome.

    October 30, 2001
    7 Good Reasons to Stand Up for Information Freedom on Biological Weapons Research
    And what agendas may be leading the charge for secrecy.

    October 29, 2001
    House Passes Law to Make Bioweapons Research Secret
    Bill Awaits Consideration by the US Senate

    October 22, 2001
    US Assault on Biological Weapons Control
    Will the Bioweapons Convention be left standing?

    October 10, 2001
    CIA Denies Info on Southeast Asian Bioweapons Plan
    Project's demise shows power of strong science regulation.

    September 19, 2001
    The Threat of "Non-Lethal" Weapons
    Stopping CBW Escalation of the War on Terrorism

    September 19, 2001
    Avoiding Bioterrorism Starts with US
    Four Steps the US Must Take to Avoid Biological War

    August 20, 2001
    A Continental Step Forward for Security
    Africa Criminalizes Hostile Use of Biotechnology

    July 25, 2001
    US Dumps the Bioweapons Verification Protocol
    Parties Urged to Continue - "A Wing and a Prayer" is not security.

    July 23, 2001
    US Quiet as the World Backs the Bioweapons Protocol
    Delegates Await Possible Announcement on Wednesday

    July 19, 2001
    Last Chance for Biological Arms Control?
    Peace activists urge North-South cooperation on Verification Protocol

    July 16, 2001
    Trade Trumps Peace in Bioweapons Negotiations
    US scuttles others' security in the interest of biotech hegemony.

    June 5, 2001
    Who's in Charge of Agent Green in Asia?
    While UNDCP maintains a press blackout, a 'technical' advisor backpedals on safety and airs politics.

    May 11, 2001
    USA's Tell-Tale Silence on the Bioweapons Protocol

    February 1, 2001
    European Parliament Rejects Agent Green

    January 25, 2001
    Colombia Abandons Research on Biological Agents

    November 13, 2000
    United Nations Pulls Out of Plans to Use Anti-Drug Biological Weapons in South America

    August 29, 2000

    USA Admits Possible Links between Biological Weapons and Agent Green

    August 18, 2000

    Ecuador Enacts Law to Ban US Drug War Fungus

    August 10, 2000

    UNDCP and US Mislead on Environmental Supervision of Biological Weapons Plan

    July 20, 2000
    Sunshine Blasts UNDCP's Self-Serving "Green" Propaganda

    July 18, 2000
    Colombia's Agent Green Counterproposal Released

    July 13, 2000
    Tinkering with the Genes of Biological Weapons

    May 2, 2000
    Report Calls on the UN Biodiversity Convention to Stop Dangerous US Fungus Experiments