Genetic Engineering

Madagascar Student Punks Anti-Biotech Brigade With Silly, Simplistic Pap. They Are Not Amused.

On May 30, the global group March Against Monsanto (see GLP Facts) held its third coordinated protest in hundreds of cities around the world. Hundreds of thousands of people reportedly participated. But what does this group really stand for beyond their obvious disdain for one company, Monsanto, and biotechnology? One student in Madagascar embarked on…

A Whole Earth Way Of Thinking About The Anthropocene

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Before he published his first Whole Earth Catalog in 1968, Steward Brand lobbied NASA to release the first snapshots of the Earth as seen from the moon, according to Wikipedia. “He thought the image might be a powerful symbol, evoking a sense of shared destiny and adaptive strategies from people,” the entry says. The catalog provided “access to tools”,…