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Social, environmental and economic issues surrounding GM foods, and the latest news

Global Risks 2016

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The World Economic Forum has produced a risk map to show how the seemingly disparate challenges we face are all inter-connected.

My research into GM constantly takes me off into fascinating tangents for exactly this reason – no problem or opportunity exists in isolation.

The accompanying Global Risks report puts involuntary migration as the top risk over the next 18 months, but water at the top of the list for the next 10 years.


Author: Rebecca Nesbit

I studied for my PhD with the University of York and spent my time chasing migrant butterflies. I have trained bees to detect explosives, written a novel, organised Biology Week for the Society of Biology and visited universities round the world with Nobel Laureates. I am collecting friends to help me save the world. My website is:

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