Native Plants in the Landscape - Assessing the Real and Perceived Environmental Impacts of GMOs
Increasingly, our foods are often produced from Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), and many people are concerned about the impacts of GMOs on health and the environment. As often as not, the public’s opinions are based on misconceptions or biased information, either for or against the use of GMOs. This talk aims to honestly address the real and perceived problems and risks associated with GMOs.
Agriculture / Local Food Production
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. To inform the public about the real and perceived environmental impacts of Genetically Modified Organisms.
2. To educate the public about the similarities and differences between genetic engineering and conventional breeding.
3. To empower the public to make informed decisions as consumers and taxpayers.
Dan Duran, PhD
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
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