January 1971
BioScience;1/1/1971, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p7
Academic Journal
The article discusses the impact of the Dr. Norman Borlaug's 1970 Peace Prize award to the biological society in the U.S. It reveals that the decision of the Nobel Committee to give the award to Borlaug was a shock because they believed that it should have been given to a more worthy and dedicated individual. But despite such doubts, it did not changed the decision of the committee but instead, it unveiled the truth which attributes his winning to the award. It states that his green revolution purchased a breathing room for the civilization, a chance to regroup men's forces and reorganize before it is too late.


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