Meet Norman Borlaug, A Hero You’ve Never Heard Of

Norman Borlaug

Crafting high-yield and disease-resistant wheat varieties, Borlaug ushered in the “Green Revolution” in impoverished countries like Mexico, Pakistan and India in the 1960s, saving around a billion people around the world from starvation. As much as predatory corporations like Monsanto might lead you to believe, genetically-modified organisms can do good for more than just their makers.


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