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Discipline: Environmental science

Question topic: Green Revolution

Source: Originais Teachy

Level of difficulty: Hard

(Originais Teachy 2023) - Question Hard of Environmental science

The Green Revolution in the mid-20th century brought about a significant increase in agricultural production through the use of high-yielding crop varieties, chemical fertilizers and pesticides. However, it also had environmental implications. Considering the potential ecological consequences and the need for sustainable development, evaluate the Green Revolution's impact. Is its contribution to food security worth the environmental costs it has incurred?
a.
While the Green Revolution has made significant contributions to food security, it is crucial to address its environmental costs.
b.
The Green Revolution has only had positive impacts on food security and no environmental costs.
c.
The environmental costs of the Green Revolution outweigh its contributions to food security.
d.
The Green Revolution has not contributed to food security but has incurred significant environmental costs.
e.
The Green Revolution has neither contributed to food security nor incurred any environmental costs.

Answer:

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