My work

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Petroglyphs at Three Rivers, New Mexico

This is a small sampling of my multimedia work. I’ve also written science stories, white papers, strategic plans, annual reports, grant proposals, speeches, FAQs, research papers, commentaries, brochure copy, newsletters, social media posts, fiction, creative non-fiction, restaurant reviews, travel guides, curriculum, and countless to-do lists.

Let’s start with a few videos:

CRISPR Cas: A tool for positive change

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Hawaii GMO papaya: Real solutions, real lives

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Agricultural biotechnology: Tool for adapting to and mitigating climate change

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Hawaii faces climate change

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Pursuing a dream: Tackling climate change and soil salinity

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Maci Mueller: Pioneering revolutionary changes in livestock breeding through gene editing

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Articles:

Education alone won’t change anti-science views, study finds

Gene editing key to sustainable agriculture in Africa, scientists say

Climate change impacts forest fires, despite skeptics’ claims to the contrary

What drove the COVID misinformation ‘infodemic’?

Anti-science groups drive US protests against COVID lockdowns

Technology breeds sustainability on Brazilian family farm

Genetics research boosts response to disease plaguing Hawaii’s coffee crop

Global pandemic previews climate impacts on food system

Many plants are naturally GMO, research finds

Changing minds about GMOs

European studies disprove Seralini’s maize tumor claim

Restoring a forest with blight-resistant GMO chestnut trees

Rebirth of a Hawaiian Forest

AquaBounty: GMO pioneer

A bird in the hand: Raising endangered Hawaiian birds

Cut to the bones: Hawaii’s handling of ancient burials comes under fire

Over the hedge: Protecting Hawaii’s beaches

Battle in the taro patches: A Hawaiian farmer’s land use struggles

Dammed for All Time?

Abuse Chronicles: 20-part investigative series on Kauai’s vacation rentals

Research:

The state of the ‘GMO’ debate – toward an increasingly favorable and less polarized media conversation on ag-biotech?

Perceptions about gene editing in agriculture among United States residents

Blogging:

Kauai Eclectic: I wrote this blog for 10 years and got nearly 3 million views

Radio programs and webinars:

Africa reports on COVID, conspiracies and crops

From anti-GMO journalist to crop biotech advocate

Agroecology: What is it, anyway?

Reforming drug laws

Kauai’s vacation rental fiasco