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Anti-Toxin Trees

ID Number: 28310
Maker: Mariona Barkus
Technique: photocopy
Date Made: 2004
Place Made: United States: California, Los Angeles
Measurements: 43.18 cm x 27.94 cm; 17 in x 11 in
Main Subject: Anti-Nuclear (Ecology)
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
...But Only God can Make a Tree Under Construction Anti-Toxin Trees The United States-- In a controversial remedy to toxic industrial pollution, scientist are using recombinat DNA technology to alter the genetic workings of trees to change their ability to store carbon and absorb toxins. Environementalist say that because of large distances that pollen can travel, altered genes will migrate to natural populations, leading to damge to the ecosystem and unforeseen consequences. Researchers say they believe that they can prent these problems.Illustrated history- No. 13 © 2004 by Mariona Barkus [artist's signature]Mariona Barkus

Acquisition Number: 2004-214

Copyright Status:
Under copyright; used by CSPG with permission.

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