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Genescapes: The Ecology of Genetic Engineering

By: Stephen Nottingham

211 pages, no illustrations

Zed Books

Paperback | Feb 2002 | #128474 | ISBN: 1842770373
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Hardback | Feb 2002 | #129235 | ISBN: 1842770365
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About this book

Explains the principles of ecology that provide a framework for assessing the environmental impacts of genetically modified organisms and describes the ecological risks associated with a wide variety of transgenic organisms.

The format is reader-friendly, the content informative, and the cautionary message of the underlying risks invites conscientious contemplation. --"Choice"


Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Principles of Ecology 3. Microorganisms 4. Transgenic Crops 5. Invasion 6. Genetic Pollution 7. Impacts on Non-target Species 8. Engineering Solutions 9. Trees 10. Fish and Aquaculture 11. Assessing Ecological Risk 12. Diversity in a Transgenic World 13. The Precautionary Principle Abbreviations Glossary References Index

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Biography

Dr. STEPHEN NOTTINGHAM is a biologist, writer and freelance consultant. He has researched in the UK and the USA and published extensively on the development of environmentally-friendly crop protection methods. His previous books include Eat Your Genes: How Genetically Modified Food is Entering Our Diet (Zed Books, 1998).

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