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The Science in Our Food - Dr. Jim Carrington, TEDxGatewayArch

Video   May 27, 2020

 

Jim speaks on the benefits science has allowed for in the advancements in growing food.  He suggests that global changes will create a need for us to leave romantic visions of farming in our past.  With exploding population growth and climate change, we are at an important cross roads.

Jim Carrington is president of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, a St. Louis-based non-profit organization that focuses scientific research and innovation at the nexus of food security and the environment. Jim leads the Danforth Center in delivering on its mission is to improve the human condition through plant science. With nearly 250 employees, the Danforth Center is the largest independent plant science institute in the world.

 
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