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GM Crops: Fewer seeds, bees and butterflies

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Gm Crops are an alarming concern. Bees play an essential part in our ecosystem, they pollinate our crops (which equate to a third of all our food) and many other wild plants. ┬áSince late in the 1990’s the bee population has been declining around the world, this was initially thought to have been due to a virus however a resent UK study shows that it is largely due to pesticides and Genetically Modified (GM) crops. Scientists found that when comparing GM crops to a conventional crop that the GM crop had much lower levels of seeds, bees and butterflies. Continue reading GM Crops: Fewer seeds, bees and butterflies