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02Dec2012
Agriculture news & innovations: genetically modified crops – is it good or bad for us?

The debate over the pros and cons of genetically modified organisms, including crops, continues. And did you ever wonder how tall trees get the water all the way to the top? Come see a video with the fascinating answer

Agriculture news & innovations: genetically modified crops – is it good or bad for us?

Hello again, 

This post will deal with two major issues that the world deals with: the climate change and its affect on agriculture, and the continuing debate over genetically modified food. 

For the entertaining yet enlightening part, there's a great video explaining how the tall trees get the water to their tops. 

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Climate change and agriculture: 

After the drought hit the crops last season, new climate problems in the U.S. and South America are threatening the new season's crops and keep high grain Price: 
http://tinyurl.com/bv7wd6p 

The climate change is already having an affect on food production. So how will the near future look like? 
http://tinyurl.com/d69zzfm 

A recent study shows that the collapse of the Maya civilization happened because of climate change event: 
http://tinyurl.com/dywyj3o 

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The debate over GMO crops continues: 

The Californian voters rejected the proposal to label genetically modified ingredients in food products: 
http://tinyurl.com/aooe8dg 

Confused? The song "OMG GMO" clarifies the debate on GMO: 
http://tinyurl.com/cvmfv8z 

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Visual knowledge: learn & enjoy 

Ever thought how tall trees get the water up to their top? This video gives a fascinating lesson: 
http://youtu.be/BickMFHAZR0 


 

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