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Science, Sustainability, World Hunger, and GMOs: A Skeptic’s Rebuttal

January 25th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton

Environmental activist Mark Lynas recently embraced biotechnology, as the agricultural savior of humanity. His public conversion has drawn heavy attention in mainstream media, prompting gleeful cackles from biotech profiteers. As with any science-based debate, critical thinking and skeptical inquiry offers the best path forward: are there good reasons to follow the pilgrimage of the devout, renounce organics for GMOs, and spread Monsanto's gospel? (Spoiler alert: nope.)



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