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PODCAST: Public discussion of GMOs

Peter Griffin posted in on November 21st, 2008.

The ISBGMO conference being held in Wellington this week culminated in a public forum which gave Wellingtonians the opportunity to put questions to an international panel of scientists and GMO biosafety experts. Media personality Linda Clark moderated the discussion which is available for playback below in two parts. PART 1 [audio:] PART 2 [audio:]

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No fireworks at public GMO forum

Dacia Herbulock posted in on November 20th, 2008.

I’m pleasantly surprised to report that — contrary to some expectations — the public forum held at Te Papa last night as part of the ISBGMO conference was for the most part an exercise in respectful restraint and open dialogue. Soundings Theatre housed a fairly decent turnout — around a hundred people — many of […]

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Beyond fear and loathing: Scientists discuss GMOs

Peter Griffin posted in on November 7th, 2008.

Media briefing on GMOs Media briefing from yesterday now available for playback online. Please dial 0800 449 994 and enter PIN code 136605# then press 1 to listen to the panel discussion and media Q&A. How do we know if genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe? Media are invited to hear from, and pose questions […]

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