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Identifying the basic normative principles for organic farming

  title={Identifying the basic normative principles for organic farming},
  author={Hugo Fjelsted Alr{\o}e and Erik Kristensen and Birgitte Hansen},
What are the basic principles of 'how to act in an organic way'? In Denmark there has been a comprehensive discussion of this ethical question in connection with a major new organic research effort. Three related principles have crystallised in the discussion: the cyclical principle, the precautionary principle and the nearness principle. These principles have been used in an analysis of the acceptance of different technologies in organic farming and as a basis for making suggestions on future… Expand
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