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Earthgauge news: Monarch Butterfly decline linked to genetically modified crops

A new study suggests that the increased use of genetically modified (GM) crops may be causing a decline in monarch butterfly populations. From 1999 to 2010, a period when GM crops became more common on U.S. farms, the number of monarch eggs in the Midwest declined by 81 percent, according to researchers from the University of Minnesota and Iowa State University.

An 81% decline? Wow. Read more at the link below.

sustainability news: Monarch Butterfly decline linked to genetically modified crops.

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