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Innovation, ethics, and animal welfare : public confidence in science and agriculture : proceedings of the joint AWAC/ANZCCART conference held in Wellington, New Zealand, 18-19 November 1999 / [edited by David Mellor, Mark Fisher, and Gill Sutherland].

Mellor, David J.

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Wellington, N. Z. : ANZCCART, 2000.

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xi, 133 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm


Farming animals in 2020: issues and options -- Farming animals at the frontiers of knowledge -- Farming animals in New Zealand at the frontiers of knowledge: 1900-1999 -- Pastoral farming of animals in 2020: a committed scientist's view and caveats -- Intensive farming of animals in 2020 -- Sustainable farm of the future: a worm's eye view -- Green animal farming: an alternative to factory farming and genetic engineering -- Farming animals for the markets of the future -- Food markets of the future -- Food of the future -- Is the New Zealand livestock industry a sunset industry? -- Farming communities: impact of social trends -- Animal welfare: a constraint or a stimulus? -- Science and trust: innovation on the edge -- Cam Reid oration -- Science, scientists, and trust -- Understanding innovative biotechnology -- Beginner's guide to gene technology -- Cloning and transgenesis in animals -- Developing public policy on xenotransplantation -- Innovation roller-coaster: concerns and confidence -- Making decisions: making the world -- Role of the media -- Making a profession of science: the two-way street of public trust and concern for public good.

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Includes bibliographical references.


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