Geography Education
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Investing in Diversity - a view of IRRI's International Rice Genebank

For 10 years I had the great privilege to lead the genetic resources program at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines, and work...


A lengthy clip (I would only show the first 4 minutes with a class) that demonstrates the vast amount of scientific energy focused on agriculture.  Unspoken is the vast amount of resources invested in genetically modified organism that is leading to a loss of genetic biodiversity that poses some potential risks for our most important crops. 

Via Luigi Guarino
Kara Charboneau's comment, March 11, 2013 7:48 AM
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