Episode 112: Science and Politics – GMOs in Hawaii


Amy Harmon

This week we welcome journalist Amy Harmon to Lab Out Loud.  Harmon recently wrote an article for the NY Times in which she examined a county council in Hawaii that wanted to ban genetically modified organisms.  Listen to the show as Harmon unravels the intersection of politics and science in this heated debate, and you will discover many resources that you can bring back into your classroom to discuss genetically modified organisms.


Featured image courtesy of Amy Harmon: Burning Orange Trees

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