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Gmo Debate

WATCH LIVE: Scientists Debate GMOs With Monsanto Executive

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 12.05.2014 | Green

Tune in live at 6:45 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 3 for a spirited debate on the risks and rewards of biotechnology and genetically-modified organis...

Maui Mayor Says Banning GMOs Is Impractical

AP | Posted 10.03.2014 | Green

WAILEA, Hawaii (AP) — A moratorium on genetically modified crops is impractical, incumbent Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa said. A proposed moratori...

You Need to Know: The Facts and Debate About GMOs

Eve Turow | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green
Eve Turow

GMOs, or Genetically Modified Organisms, have frequented news headlines over the last few years. But you still may be asking yourself: "What exactly are GMOs?" Here is the basic rundown of all you need to know.

Do You Know What A GMO Is? Many People Don't.

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.09.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Genetically modified foods have been around for years, but most Americans have no idea if they are eating them. The Food and Drug...

Frustrated By State's Inactivity, A Hawaii County Takes Pesticide Fight Into Its Own Hands

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green

HONOLULU - The state Department of Agriculture in Hawaii has only one employee assigned to review pesticide inspection reports and follow up on possib...

Possible Eco-Terrorists Attack Genetically Modified Papayas In Hawaii

Posted 09.29.2013 | Green

About 100 genetically modified papaya trees were hacked down with machetes on Thursday night on Hawaii's Big Island. The act is believed to be an act ...

Hawaii Governor Enters Kauai GMO Debate, Calls For Voluntary Restrictions

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 09.25.2013 | Green

Gov. Neil Abercrombie is trying to cool the heated debate over GMOs and pesticides on Kauai by promising that the state will increase its oversight of...

Childhood Pesticide Lessons And A Father's Life

Eric Pape | Posted 11.16.2013 | Hawaii
Eric Pape

As the debate about biotech, GMOs and pesticides continues to roil Hawaii, I can empathize with farmers who aren't too different from my dad, who labor to find a way to earn a living in a tough, competitive profession. And I know that for them, it can be tempting to believe people who tell you that their new tools are safe because it makes the daily grind of work easier.

Anti-GMO Protesters On Kauai Get Clever As They Demand More Information From BioTech Companies

asdf | Posted 09.13.2013 | Green

The following article is provided by Civil Beat. By Sophie Cocke LIHUE — On the normally placid main street on Sunday afternoon, thousands of ...

GMOs Are Tearing This Tropical Paradise Apart | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

According to state pesticide records, 18 tons of 22 Restricted Use Pesticides (RUPs – pesticides that require special permits) are sprayed each year...

Hawaii GMO Debate Gets Apocalyptic

jklk | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

The following article is provided by Civil Beat. By Sophie Cocke HILO, BIG ISLAND — The debate over genetically modified crops and food is a s...

Key Points In The GMO Debate

AP | MARJORIE OLSTER | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the biggest stumbling blocks to securing a massive free trade agreement between the United States and Europe is a sharp dis...

Can GMOs Help End World Hunger?

John Robbins | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living
John Robbins

Can genetically engineered foods help feed the hungry? Are anti-GMO activists and over-zealous environmentalists standing in the way of the hungry being fed?