Green Revolution - Biotechnology - All Natural - GMO - Sustainable
We see and hear these terms in our daily lives, but what do they
Is organic food healthier than conventional?
Do pesticides and herbicides cause cancer?
What do science and research tell us?
What do our emotions tell us?
Author Hiram Drache spent years researching, documenting, interviewing,
and writing about these terms; inside is his attempt to answer these
questions and more!
Dr. Drache's thoughts include:
"In many respects this has been my most difficult writing project,
mainly because I was not fully at ease with the subject matter.
But when I thought of all the criticism and obstacles that Norman
Borlaug had faced while working for decades alongside people who
were suffering from hunger, I felt that his great deeds had to be
defended, and the facts needed to be exposed. We also must inform
and educate those who have been misled, and are misinformed, who
want to prohibit the world's most progressive agriculturalists from
using the latest in mechanical and scientific technology to help
those who are concerned in our society overcome its most pressing
The green revolution has an entirely different meaning to most
people in the affluent nations of the privileged world than to those
in the developing nations of the forgotten world.
-Norman Borlaug, Nobel Peace Prize Winner and "the father of
the Green Revolution"
pages, 6" x 9", paperback, © 2015