Norman Borlaug's Green Revolution
It is arguable that Norman Borlaug saved over a billion people. He is one of just a handful of people to have won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Congressional Gold Medal. He was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian honor.
Borlaug was born in Iowa on March 25, 1914. The child of a farmer, he received a Ph.D. in plant pathology and genetics in 1942 from the University of Minnesota and then set...
James Wanliss James A. Wanliss is Associate Professor of Physics at Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina, and a contributing writer for The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, the publisher of his book, Resisting the Green Dragon: Dominion, Not Death, which explores the worldview, ethics, and politics of the environmental movement.
This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #43, Winter 2018
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