Rise of GMO crops connected to massive loss of monarch butterflies: Guelph University researcher

Monarch butterfly populations have seen massive declines in recent years. Many have blamed loss of habitat in the butterfly's wintering grounds in Mexico. But new research from the University of Guelph published today in the Journal of Animal Ecology points to the use of Genetically modified crops that's eradicating milkweed in breeding grounds in the United States and Canada....
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Monarch butterfly populations have seen massive declines in recent years. Many have blamed loss of habitat in the butterfly's wintering grounds in Mexico. But new research from the University of Guelph published today in the Journal of Animal Ecologypoints to the use of Genetically modified crops that's eradicating milkweed in breeding grounds in the United States and Canada.

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