Beyond evolution : the genetically altered future of plants, animals, the earth--and humans

TitleBeyond evolution : the genetically altered future of plants, animals, the earth--and humans
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsFox, MW
Pagination256 p.
PublisherLyons Press
Place PublishedNew York, N.Y.
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9781558219014
Accession Number40830072
Call NumberLC: TP248.6; Dewey: 174/.957; NAL: TP248.6
KeywordsAgricultural , Biotechnologie. , Ethische , Genetic , Genetische
AbstractDiscusses the biological, economic, and moral ramifications of "genetic imperialism".
Notes24 cm.ch. 1. In the beginning -- ch. 2. Genetic imperialism: the new world order of biotechnology -- ch. 3. Agribusiness and biotechnology: new crops and food problems -- ch. 4. Does genetic engineering have a place in organic agriculture -- ch. 5. Genetically engineered animals and the new "pharm" animal factories -- ch. 6. How prevalent and safe are genetically engineered foods -- ch. 7. Biotechnology and genetic pollution -- ch. 8. Scientific and bioethical issues in genetic-engineering biotechnology -- ch. 9. Corporate ethics in biotechnology: hard choices, soft paths -- ch. 10. Where do we draw the line -- ch. 11. Saving the seeds of humanity from spiritual corruption.Includes bibliographical references and index.Michael W. Fox. More Records: Show record informationBook
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