Some environmentalists consider artificial cloning unnatural & inhumane, but others see it as an essential tool to help save growing numbers of endangered species during the sixth great extinction crisis in the history of the planet….
Mike Bond wrote THE LAST SAVANNA because the loss of Africa, the loss of the magic savanna, was driving him crazy. It still does…
Beginning in 1998 with Song for the Blue Ocean, Carl Safina has written numerous books on the state of our oceans and the creatures that inhabit them. He is a recipient of the MacArthur “genius grant” among a host of awards and founder of the Safina Center, which fights for healthy oceans. Safina’s writing appears […]
Dear EarthTalk: What are the potential health and environmental impacts of so many genetically engineered organisms in our food supply? — Frank C., Charlottesville, VA Proponents of genetic engineering (GE)—whereby DNA from unrelated species is combined to produce improved or novel organisms—insist that the benefits of increased crop yields and less agricultural waste outweigh the potential […]