Part of unit 3 of the Course on Genomics, Ethics, and Society, this is a bibliography of recent news articles, academic articles, websites, videos and other resources on ethics, genomics, and crops.
News stories on GM crops & society
Websites of Relevant Institutions and Individuals
Borlaug Institute, Texas A&M
Links to Commentaries & Papers on GM Crops and Society
Grist series on GMOs - In 2013, Grist ran a long series of articles exploring GMOs (the link is to the final article in the series.) There's a lot of really interesting material in these articles. Highly recommended.
2014 debate Vandana Shiva & GM Crops
- New Yorker article on Shiva and GMOs - In 2014, the New Yorker ran a critical article on Vandana Shiva's campaign against GMOs, which prompted an extensive debate. This is the link to the original article.
- Shiva's response Seeds of Truth - Response on Shiva's website
- Response from the editor of the New Yorker
- More from Shiva
- Other sources on this story from the Society of Environmental Journalists
Links to useful videos on GM Crops & Society
GMO crops, ethics and environment: Rock Ethics Institute - GMOs and the Environment” attracted significant attention as part of the Rock Ethics Institute Research Ethics Lecture Series. During the event Jonathan Beever, with the help of Kristin Bergman and Michael Rury, moderated a panel of speakers including Dr. Paul Thompson (Michigan State), Dr. Kyle Whyte (Michigan State), Dr. Bart Gremmen (Wageningen University), and Dr. David Mortensen (Penn State). The panelists discuss a range of ethical issues related to questions of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and their environmental implications.
Science, Ethics & Policy of GMOs & your food - Published on Oct 27, 2014 (primarily on GMO labelling); A Foley Institute Science, Ethics, and Public Policy Symposium Oct. 28, 2014 - A discussion of the science and ethics behind labeling GMOs (WA I-522 on the 2013 ballot).