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EVR 1001 Reading List

Introduction to Environmental Science

Food and Agriculture

Topic 7:  Food and Agriculture

Subtopic 1:  Food Security

"Food for the Future." Humans and the Natural Environment, Our Fragile Planet. ScienceOnline.

Subtopic 2:  Biotechnology in Crop Production

"Biotechnology in Crop Production." Biotechnology on the Farm and in the Factory, Biotechnology in the 21st Century. Science Online.

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"Ethics and Politics of Genetically Modified (GM) Foods." The Ethics of Biotechnology, Biotechnology in the 21st Century. Science Online.

 

Subtopic 3:  Sustainable Agriculture

"Sustainable Agriculture." Geosphere, Our Fragile Planet. Science Online.

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"Evolution of Resistance." Encyclopedia of Biodiversity. ScienceOnline.

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"Growing Food." Humans and the Natural Environment, Our Fragile Planet.

 

Case Study:  Monsanto

"Farmer's Fight With Monsanto Reaches The Supreme Court." NPR. 2013.

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"The March to Stop Monsanto: Taking Back Our Food, Our Farms, Our Democracy and Our Planet."
Dave Murphy. Huffington Post. 2013.

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CORRECTED: TIMELINE: History of Monsanto Co.  Reuters. 2009.

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"Supreme Court Rules for Monsanto, Says Farmer Violated Genetically Modified Soybeans’ Patent." Robert Barnes. Washington Post. 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Case Study:  Monsanto

"Farmer's Fight With Monsanto Reaches The Supreme Court." NPR. 2013.
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