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The Precautionary Principle: Bedrock of Sustainability?

September 8, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

By Jonathan Wootliff

First mooted back in 1972 at a United Nations conference in Stockholm, the so-called “precautionary principle” has become as much anathema to some and godsend to others. A local and timely example of this highly controversial concept is a growing debate about the right of Asian Carp to swim in the Great Lakes.
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