February 18, 2013

With Golden Rice, Fewer Children Will Die

Bjorn Lomborg, Project Syndicate

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Finally, after 12 years of delay caused by opponents of genetically modified (GM) foods, so-called “golden rice” with vitamin A will be grown in the Philippines. Over those 12 years, about eight million children worldwide died from vitamin A deficiency. Are anti-GM advocates not partly responsible?

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October 23, 2013
Co-Founder: Greenpeace Wrong on Golden Rice
Hank Campbell, S2.0
Greenpeace was founded on a pretense of humanitarian action - between 1969 and 1971, they gathered together because they wanted to put an end to hydrogen bomb testing. Later they lost their way and it became about whales and, in... more ››
October 16, 2013
Are Opponents of GM 'Golden Rice' Evil?
Matt McGrath, BBC News
Opponents of the development of a type of genetically modified (GM) rice enriched with vitamin A are "wicked", the environment secretary has said. more ››