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These elements of “industrial agriculture” not needed at refuges-

Pressure to ban neonictinoid pesticides and mobilization against GE crops has been growing.

The U.S. government is perceived by many to be slow to respond to concern about neonics, or on the wrong side with genetically engineered crops or animals. Now, however, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service […]

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Control over genetics will usher in many opportunities for good, bad, and unpleasant politics-

Our direct ability to manipulate genes is growing so powerful that many scientists say it won’t be long before extinct species can be “resurrected.” This has already been anticipated in sci fi movies like Jurrasic Park and Rise of the Planet […]

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If this is done, should a population of the them be created?

And if a population is created, how should it be managed?  I see great potential for controversy here 😉

Woolly Mammoth Could Soon Be Resurrected. Scientist says extinct beasts could be back within 4 years. By Rob […]

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‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey