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1. 1998: A Watershed Year for the Carbohydrate Economy?
150 years ago, ours was a carbohydrate economy. Clothes, houses, vehicles, chemicals, dyes, and inks were derived from plants. Now nearly every product produced is ...
2. Against The Grain, Part 2
The corporations that are introducing genetically modified crops into the global ecosystem want you to think of genetic engineering as a well-understood science similar to ...
3. Herbal Medicine is Thriving: Let's Make it Sustainable
In recent years, the battles waged by proponents of herbal medicines were aimed at getting remedies accepted by a skeptical public and government. They spent ...
4. Medicinal Treasures of the Rainforests
Covering only 6 percent of the Earth's surface, tropical moist forests contain at least half of all species. The abundant botanical resources of tropical forests ...
5. Phytoremediation: A Green Solution to Pollution
Plants may be the raw material of the future for everything from fibers to fuels, but in the meantime they're busy mending the mistakes of ...