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GMO-Linked Herbicide May Doom Monarch Butterflies
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, glyphosate, Monarch butterflies, pesticides )

- 916 days ago -
Monarch butterflies may go extinct within two decades, largely as the result of widespread adoption of herbicides used with genetically modified corn and soybeans in the United States.
Monitoring the Monarchs
Science & Tech  (tags: Monarch Butterflies, gmo crops, Milkweed, endangered, habitat, science, research, study, investigation, interesting, news, ethics, cover-up, usa, abuse, americans )

- 1228 days ago -
Habitat loss in Mexico and a decline in milkweed plant numbers in the U.S. may be harming the familiar orange and black fliers.
Migrating Monarch Butterflies Use Magnetic Compass to Cut Through Clouds
Science & Tech  (tags: Monarch Butterflies, magnetic compass, insects, animals, discovery, research, science, scientists, society, technology )

- 1553 days ago -
New research finds that monarch butterflies use a magnetic compass on overcast days.
'Supersized' Monarch Butterflies Evolved to Fly Far
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Monarch butterflies, insects, migrate, distance, interesting )

- 3164 days ago -
Monarch butterflies that migrate vast distances have grown larger bodies and wings, researchers have discovered.
Proteins Help Monarch Butterflies Find Mexico, Canada
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, discovery, monarch butterflies, genetic, interesting )

- 3912 days ago -
Scientists have discovered genetic information that helps explain how monarch butterflies find their way from Canada to winter nesting grounds in the mountains of Mexico.

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