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Mark Lynas          

Biotechnology and Nuclear Power Researcher and Writer, Visiting Research Associate ; British author, journalist and environmental activist who focuses on climate change

Mark Lynas is the author of several books on the environment, including "High Tide," "Six Degrees," "The God Species," "Nuclear 2.0" and "Seeds of Science." His most recent publication, in April 2018, was ‘Seeds of Science: Why we got it so wrong on GMOs’. His book "Six Degrees" won the prestigious Royal Society science books prize in 2008. "Six Degrees" was translated into 22 languages and was also adapted into a documentary broadcast on the National Geographic Channel. He also received the Breakthrough Paradigm Award in 2012.

Lynas was climate change advisor to President Nasheed of the Maldives between 2009 and 2011. He is a visiting fellow with the Cornell Alliance for Science at Cornell University. He has written for numerous publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Guardian and CNN.com.

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'GMOs Are Green - How an Environmentalist Changed His Mind on Biotechnology'

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UK and Trump miles apart on climate change

Mark Lynas is a writer on climate change, and visiting fellow at the Alliance for Science at Cornell University. The opinions in this article belong to the author.

The planet is being consumed by humans - CNN

Mark Lynas is a writer on climate change, and visiting fellow at the Alliance for Science at Cornell University. The opinions in this article belong to the author.

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