R Scott wrote:
Local is another red herring--getting a locally grown tomato may not be any more green or carbon friendly if they are using heated greenhouses.
Dave Burton wrote: I also would like to mention that genetic modification would not be so bad if it was used to increase and protect biodiversity instead of protecting monocultures, like making species that carry out specific functions like cleaning up oil spills or making gick less gickey and into more useful forms.
Dave Redvalley wrote:I don't see a way that GMO (splicing genes from dissimilar species) could ever be good even if it in the name of biodiversity or polyculture, etc. I can think of nothing that screams "Mother nature is my personal bitch" more than creating new species in test tubes.
I can think of nothing that screams "Mother nature is my personal bitch" more than creating new species in test tubes.