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Revista Estudios del Desarrollo Social: Cuba y América Latina

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BOMBUS CABELLO, Yasminka. Science, Technology and Sustainability. A pending debate in Cuba. Estudios del Desarrollo Social [online]. 2016, vol.4, n.1, pp.23-24. ISSN 2308-0132.

ABSTRACT: This article is about a group of subjects that, interrelated, have given rise to great debates in contemporaneity: the scientific and technological development, the Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), Bioethics and sustainable development. From the specific study of the Cuban context, are addressed issues of sustainability science against GMOs; the environmental impact of genetically modified vaccines and their relationship with the environment; the proposal Bioethics and citizen education as a driver of sustainability. In general, is discussed the influence that the Cuban science has had in environmental development, with particular emphasis on the impact of transgenic in Cuba; and some keys are suggested to promote sustainable development from Cuban science.

Keywords : environment; sustainable development; transgenic; science; technology; bioethics.

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