Kickstopper: Stopping Syn Bio Pollution

Kickstarter is funding a project to release over 600,000 risky bioengineered seeds made by synthetic biology. We aim to stop that project from releasing seeds.
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$2,274USD
raised of $20,000 goal
11%
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This campaign started on May 30 and closed on July 19, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on July 19, 2013
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  • $1USD
    Your name in the comic book

    Thank you! Just $1 registers you as a backer and shows that you are also concerned to stop this first-ever, unregulated and uncontrolled release of synthetic organisms. We will keep you in touch with the Kickstopper Project and list you in the Kickstopper book as someone who cared enough to stand up to syn bio pollution.


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  • $10USD
    Stickers!

    We've got stickers, lovingly designed by activist graphic artists, to show your support for stopping syn bio seeds and keeping it natural (and your name will be printed in the book).


    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    13 claimed

  • $25USD
    The Kickstopper Comic Book

    We will send you the first edition of the Kickstopper book, a graphic novel drawn by leading activist-artists in collaboration with ETC Group, telling the true story of the Project to stop the first-ever, intentional release of syn bio seeds (and your name will be printed in the book).

    Estimated delivery: September 2014

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  • $45USD
    The book PLUS a T-shirt!

    Get the Kickstopper t-shirt featuring the Kickstopper logo and proudly show the world you were part of the Project to stop the first-ever, intentional release of syn bio organisms. We will contact you for size and colour preferences (and your name will be printed in the book).

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  • $80USD
    A Limited Edition Print

    A framed, limited-edition print of an image taken from the Kickstopper book and signed by the artist (plus a copy of the book and your name will be printed in the book).

    Estimated delivery: September 2014

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  • $200USD
    Original Artwork

    Original Artwork from the Kickstopper book, framed and signed by the artist (and you will receive a t-shirt and a copy of the Kickstopper book, and your name will be printed in the book)

    Estimated delivery: September 2014

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  • $500USD
    Online Teach In

    ETC Group will set up a Skype class with you and anyone you choose to explain the basics of synthetic biology, the concerns, the story so far. Plus we will send a t-shirt and 2 copies of the Kickstopper book when it is ready (and your name and those invited to the teach-in will be printed in the book).


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  • $1,000USD
    Draw you into the comic book!

    Our graphic artists will draw you or a person of your choice (with their permission) into the book as part of an illustration. You will receive a framed print of the illustration plus a t-shirt and 2 copies of the Kickstopper book (and your name will be printed in the book).


    Estimated delivery: September 2014

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  • $2,500USD
    Write a dedication

    You can write a dedication into the Kickstopper book (using respectful language, of course), plus our graphic artist will draw you or a person of your choice (with their permission) into the book as part of an illustration. You will receive a framed print of the illustration plus a t-shirt and 5 copies of the Kickstopper book (and your name will be printed in the book).


    Estimated delivery: September 2014

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  • $5,000USD
    A Public Talk in your Town

    Someone from ETC Group will travel to your town in Europe or North America and give a public talk about Synthetic Biology , the risks and threats of the technology and the international campaign to stop the release of synthetic organisms to the environment. Plus a t-shirt and 5 copies of the Kickstopper book when it's published (and your name will be printed in the book).

    Estimated delivery: September 2014

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  • $10,000USD
    International Negotiations

    ETC Group will bring you to observe and participate in international negotiations on Synthetic Biology. We will take you to dinner (organic, non-GMO) to discuss future strategies for preventing the release of synthetic organisms to the environment. Plus you will receive 5 copies of the Kickstopper book once it's published, the t-shirt, original artwork and your name will be printed in the book.

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