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GM Maggots Expected in Fruit Imports After Go-Ahead for Brazil GM Fruit Fly Experiments - Via Sustainable Pulse
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, Fruit Flies, Brazil, Food, Maggots, Health risks, Humans, Science, Ethical concerns, Article )

Victoria
- 142 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
GM maggots are expected in Brazilian fruit imports as the country moves forward with an open release of millions of genetically modified Mediterranean fruit flies. Live GM flies could also be transported in the fruit. No release date has been announced.
World's Biggest Swarm of GM Mosquitoes Released in Brazil - The Independent
Science & Tech  (tags: GMO Insects, GMO Mosquitoes, Brazil, South America, Health Risks, Environmental concerns, Science, Ethics )

Victoria
- 196 days ago - independent.co.uk
The GM Aedes aegypti mosquitoes or OX513-A, have been engineered to wipe out their own species, in a misguided attempt to control the infectious disease dengue-fever. it is the world's first GM insect to be set free in the wild - consequences unknown.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Brazil: Please Keep the Ban on Dangerous GMO 'Terminator Seeds'
Science & Tech  (tags: Ban GMO, Brazil, Monsanto GeneticEngineering, NewTechnology, science )

Ruth Ann
- 286 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Terminator seeds could mean a few huge corporations totally control the global food supply. Sign this petition to Brazilian lawmakers urging them to reject any attempt to overturn the ban on terminator seeds. PLEASE TAKE ACTION AND SIGN NOW.
How Spiders Keep the Peace
Science & Tech  (tags: Brazil, discovery, environment, interesting, news, research, science, spiders )

Dan
- 488 days ago - news.sciencemag.org
A large web spider in Brazil knows that fighting is never the answer: they share their snagged prey with hungry webless spiders because defending their meal isn't worth a fight to the death. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
New Uncontacted Group Confirmed in Brazil | Wired Science | Wired.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: brazil, indigenous people, world, safety, habitat, humans )

Judith
- 1215 days ago - wired.com
The Brazalian government has confirmed the existence of a previously unknown group of so-called uncontacted people who have remained isolated from industrial society. In April, the Brzalian government agency charged with protecting the country´s
Brazil Opens Pioneering Factory Producing Eco-Friendly Plastic | Manila Bulletin
Science & Tech  (tags: Climate Change, green plactic, sugarcane ethanol, Brazil, factory )

Mary
- 1491 days ago - mb.com.ph
TRIUNFO, Brazil (Xinhua) - President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says a pioneering factory in southern Brazil that produces "green" plastic clearly shows the value of sugarcane-based ethanol.
Briton Becomes First 1st Man to Walk Entire Amazon River
Science & Tech  (tags: wlak, Amazon river, Brazil, tropical disease )

Arlie
- 1536 days ago - ctv.ca
MARAPANIM, Brazil -- He fought tropical disease and deadly snakes, was held captive at one point and collapsed just short of his goal.
Fossil Found of Crocodile 'Missing Link'
Science & Tech  (tags: brazil, palepntology, fossils, ancient crocodile, discovery )

Jacquelin
- 2457 days ago - news.com.au
BRAZILIAN paleontologists said overnight they had found the fossil of a new species of prehistoric predator that represented a "missing link" to modern-day crocodiles. The well-preserved fossil of Montealtosuchus arrudacamposi, a medium-sized lizard-li
   

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