Category Archives: ecosystems

Cloned Animals, Food, Ethics

I guess it was inevitable. Given Europe’s history of mistrusting genetically-modified foods, you had to know that the idea of cloned foods was going to have a rough time there. Here’s the story, by James Kanter, writing for the NY … Continue reading

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Study: Intensive Agriculture is Good

Is intensive agriculture good or bad? Was the Green Revolution one of the best, or one of the worst, things ever to happen on this planet? In that regard, check out this article by Richard Black, for the BBC: Green … Continue reading

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Welcome to my new ‘Food Ethics’ blog

This is a new blog about ethical issues that arise in growing, shipping, processing, selling, regulating, and eating food. Food is a hot issue these days — that is, people are talking (and writing) a lot about what kinds of … Continue reading

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