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Is there a sustainable agriculture certification that sees GMOs as potentially beneficial?

I keep dreaming of a certification body that has stringent and ever-evolving standards for a sustainable agriculture that looks after the environment and humans, with a rigorous but open mind when it ...
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Can organic farming sustainably feed the world?

Organic farming saves the planet... Proponents of organic, non-GMO farming argue that such methods are necessary to preserve the long-term health of the soil and the environment as a whole. But ...
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In what ways do GMOs harm or benefit the environment?

In principle, does the manner in which genetic engineering is currently used in agriculture pose a threat to our environment, or provide benefits? I understand there are concerns about reduction of ...
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