Essay Genetically And Genetically Modified Organisms

1954 Words Mar 18th, 2016 8 Pages
GMOs have the potential to do multiple things. For those of you that may not know GMOS (or Genetically modified organisms) are organisms that have been created through gene splicing techniques of biotechnology (also called genetic engineering, or GE). They are a safe way to slow down pollution and use less land in crop production. GMOs also provide many health benefits, and could also be a leading cause in ending world hunger. Currently many people are opposing GMOs because GMOs are a relatively young concept, and they believe GMOs only benefit the consumer. Many restrictions on GMOs are unintelligent and foolish because there are so many ways that GMOs can benefit planet earth and all its organisms. Currently we are facing many problems around the world. But one of the worst is global starvation. Courses states that “With an ever increasing global population, massive third world hunger, and an estimation like that a child dies for every two seconds of world starvation”(Courses 1). This shows that starvation is still a huge problem in the world even in the twentieth century, and the sad part is that is just children alone, the amount of humans starving in general is even vaster. There are two ways that GMOs could help solve the problem of starvation. One way is so food is able to last longer. Francie Diep from Popular science stated that “Artic Grannys and arctic goldens are modified so that they will last longer after being sliced” (Diep 1). This could highly…

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