Are GMOs good or bad? From the video series “Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell”

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Here is a list of sources from the YouTube page:


#What is natural:

GM insulin:

Genetic engineering for thousands of years:


# Are GMOs bad for your health
GMOs and gene flow:

terminator seeds:

Plants that are destined to be eaten are evaluated by different agencies

GMOs are safe– various studies and reports by respected authorities:
National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine:

An overview of the last 10 years of genetically engineered crop safety research:

Letter of 110 Nobel laureates vouching for GMOs:


Various others:

Bt crops:

herbicide-resistant crops:

# What good GMOs can do

Bt eggplants:

Gm papaya:

# Look in the crystal ball:

drought-resistant crops:

plants that produce more nutrients:

vitamin-fortified banana:

nitrogen-fixing crops:

Chestnut tree:

Potential for landsparing:

# Further reading:

Bt cotton in India:

Article on popular science:

Blog series on GMOs:

Ecomodernist manifesto: