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Title: 
Sustainability II: the impact of modern agriculture on biodiversity, genetic modification and animal welfare [The Psychology, Biology and politics of food]
Author(s): 
Brownell, Kelly D.
Language: 
eng
Description: 
  • Educação Superior::Ciências Agrárias::Engenharia Agrícola
  • Educação Superior::Ciências da Saúde::Saúde Coletiva
  • Presents a lecture where Professor Brownell asks whether modern agriculture is environmentally, culturally, and morally sustainable. First, he explores how genetically modified foods both benefit and hinder world sustainability, such as with the case study of BT corn, and contamination to different parts of the environment. Secondly, he discusses the issue of animal welfare and its relationship with sustainability by exploring how modern food conditions encourage the mass production of meat. Arguments for and against the way animals are raised and eaten are also reviewed. Finally, Professor Brownell identifies shrinking biodiversity as a result of the green revolution and highlights current efforts to combat it
Issue Date: 
  • 8-Oct-2008
  • 23-Mar-2010
  • 23-Mar-2010
  • 23-Mar-2010
  • 23-Mar-2010
Publisher: 
Yale University, Open Yale Courses
Keywords: 
  • Educação Superior::Ciências Agrárias::Engenharia Agrícola::Engenharia de Processamento de Produtos Agrícolas
  • Educação Superior::Ciências da Saúde::Saúde Coletiva::Saúde Publica
  • Food
  • Agriculture
Notes: 
To discuss about genetically modified foods
Credits: 
Duration: 1 h, 13 min, 48 s. To hear this resource its necessary the instalation of Quick time. Available at: <http://www.apple.com/pt/quicktime/>
Source: 
http://objetoseducacionais2.mec.gov.br/handle/mec/13364
URI: 
http://acervodigital.unesp.br/handle/unesp/369681
Rights: 
Yale University 2009. Some rights reserved. Unless otherwise indicated in the applicable Credits section of certain lecture pages, all content on this web site is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Please refer to the Credits section to determine whether third-party restrictions on the use of content apply
Type: 
áudio
Appears in Collections:MEC - Objetos Educacionais (BIOE) - OE

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