BT CROPS THREATEN AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS

Scientists find wastes from transgenic Bt corn impair growth of common aquatic insect and call on future risk assessment to include aquatic ecosystems previously overlooked.
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The researchers conclude that "widespread planting of Bt crops has unexpected ecosystem-scale consequences", and call on future assessment of potential non-target effects to be expanded to include relevant aquatic organisms such as stream insects.

Dr. Mae-Wan Ho

RLCC: Greedy people don't think things through. They have short-term, selfish vision.

Originally from The Institute of Science in Society on February 20, 2008, 1:40am

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