26 Jul '11, 9am

#GMO Crops Decimating Monarch Butterflies Habitats

#GMO Crops Decimating Monarch Butterflies Habitats

says that increasing acreage of GM Roundup Ready (RR) corn and soybeans is a major cause for declining populations of monarch butterflies in North America. The paper, published in the journal Insect Conservation and Diversity, says that increased use of glyphosate herbicide with RR GM crops in the Midwest is killing milkweed plants, which monarchs rely on for habitat and food.

Full article: http://eatdrinkbetter.com/2011/07/26/gm-crops-decimating-...

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