Today we had a story about how Facebook saved three bears in Kosovo from a life in captivity. Inexplicably, it caused our newsroom to repeat this SNL refrain for hours.
A big question for me—and I think the main question of our story—is not whether this or other “public interest” GMO efforts are trojan horses for Monsanto or other firms but whether separated from the heavy-handed efforts of those companies and GMO technology can be acceptable as part of a broader effort to respond to climate change and other huge challenges to feeding the world. Is it possible to separate the principle from the business agenda?
The World’s environment editor Peter Thomson on "GMO Lunch? Uganda Debates Disease-Resistant Cassava" Facebook chat.
I created a Facebook dating site to help me get over my own break-up a few months ago. But then I posted that we should have one giant dating event for Christmas and it just took off from there.
Yu Tae-hyung, who came up with the idea for a mass blind-date on Christmas Eve in Seoul.
Winners of October 2 Geo Quiz
These listeners were the first to answer our Geo Quiz correctly. Congratulations!
Twitter: Tara Wolf @milehightara
Facebook: Meg Maggio
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