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

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#What is natural:

GM insulin:
http://bit.ly/2ncHaW5

Genetic engineering for thousands of years:
http://bit.ly/2eCHKfi
http://bit.ly/2mLCvPm

CRISPR:
http://bit.ly/2ncI2uN

# Are GMOs bad for your health
GMOs and gene flow:
http://bit.ly/2bKauBe

terminator seeds:
http://n.pr/2o0ADSZ
http://bit.ly/2obZ9NS

Plants that are destined to be eaten are evaluated by different agencies
http://bit.ly/2mLbU5g
http://bit.ly/2nGPtNy
http://bit.ly/2ncMXf0

GMOs are safe– various studies and reports by respected authorities:
National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine:
http://bit.ly/2o0IT55

An overview of the last 10 years of genetically engineered crop safety research:
http://bit.ly/2ot8tfH

Letter of 110 Nobel laureates vouching for GMOs:
http://bit.ly/295Nvg1

WHO:
http://bit.ly/1slbfSV

Various others:
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http://bit.ly/14XU8yl
http://pewrsr.ch/1LqMLAe
http://bit.ly/2nduCOV
http://bit.ly/20BHOsU

Bt crops:
http://bit.ly/2nd9rg8

herbicide-resistant crops:
http://bit.ly/2o5kdJk
http://bit.ly/2o5nSGQ

# What good GMOs can do

Bt eggplants:
http://bit.ly/2nHbdsW
http://bit.ly/2nvmg89

Gm papaya:
http://bit.ly/2nbN0ab
http://bit.ly/2nvl6cz
http://bit.ly/2ndxPy0

# Look in the crystal ball:

drought-resistant crops:
http://bit.ly/2mLmnxf

plants that produce more nutrients:
http://bbc.in/1WxsfnJ

vitamin-fortified banana:
http://bit.ly/1MKS0sJ

nitrogen-fixing crops:
http://bit.ly/2mLN9Wn
http://bit.ly/2nc9mrZ

Chestnut tree:
http://bit.ly/1VqkL2D

Potential for landsparing:
http://go.nature.com/2oc18Sp
http://bit.ly/1T1J2NX

# Further reading:

Bt cotton in India:
http://bit.ly/2nH5AdZ
http://bit.ly/1JQKG1u

Article on popular science:
http://bit.ly/2o5oVqp

Blog series on GMOs:
http://bit.ly/2o18w5X

Ecomodernist manifesto:
http://bit.ly/1PSVE6n