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Agriculture and the environment

Hostility to genetically-modified organisms
Hostility to genetically-modified organisms

Few agricultural technologies have proven more emotive or been more derided that genetically-modified organisms. Are these new techniques merely the natural development of the kind of husbandry that mankind has been practising for millennia, or are they a cause for concern? Does the passion surrounding this argument help, or does it have the potential to cloud our judgement?

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