Myth: UN calls for organic farming

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Some have claimed the the United Nations advocates a pro-organic, anti-biotechnology stance. The evidence shows that the UN actually advocates careful use of all technologies to improve the sustainability of agriculture. I used to make the natural assumption that organic … Continued

A fine kettle of fish fearmongering

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Consumers continue to demand fish at very high levels, and this puts pressure on wild fish stocks. A report recently highlighted the fact that aquaculture is becoming increasingly important: If we continue to fish at the current pace, some scientists … Continued

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