Viral worlds: Zika and matter of global health futures

Dixon, D. (2021) Viral worlds: Zika and matter of global health futures. Geographical Bulletin, 62(1), pp. 34-39.

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The end of malaria. Restored island habitats. Resiliency for species threatened by climate change. Many envisioned environmental applications of newly developed gene-editing techniques such as CRISPR might provide profound benefits for ecosystems and society. But depending on the type and scale of the edit, gene-edited organisms intentionally released into the environment could also deliver off-target mutations, evolutionary resistance, ecological disturbance, and extinctions. Kofler et al., 2018: 527.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Dixon, Professor Deborah
Authors: Dixon, D.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
Journal Name:Geographical Bulletin
Publisher:Gamma Theta Upislon
ISSN (Online):2163-5900
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