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Mark Lynas biography

 

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. Mark 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.