A National Institutes of Health official says the end of the Zika virus could still be a year or 2 away, and that Gulf Coast states, besides Florida, are most vulnerable.
GM modified to fight Zika may soon be released in Florida after the FDA said it believes the creatures are safe for people or the environment.
Biotech firm Oxitec says its genetically modified mosquitoes can help stop the spread of the Zika virus, but there are more risks than guarantees.
Controversial genetically modified mosquitoes may soon be released in Florida. There are very good reasons why this planned experiment is a bad one.
Trying to control dengue fever, Oxitec plans to release genetically modified mosquitoes in Panama without running adequate risk assessment tests.
In case you didn’t know, genetically modified mosquitoes have been unleashed numerous times on planet Earth. Thus far, millions mosquitoes were released in various locations; Cayman Islands, Malaysia, and Brazil. Now, the GM mosquito creator Oxitec may release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the fields of crops, including olives, citrus fruits, cabbage, tomatoes, and cotton.
Do you remember how some scientists, researchers, and individuals like Bill Gates were trying to release genetically modified mosquitoes into the environment? Well, that endeavor isn’t quite over. Two towns in Northern Australia have recently been gifted with 10-20 thousand genetically modified mosquitoes – almost completely replacing mosquitoes naturally occurring in the outdoors.
To those of you who have been eager to hear the latest news concerning the potential release of genetically modified mosquitoes – here it is.
Through mass the mass genetic modification of nature through GMO crops, animals, biopesticides, and the mutated insects that are created as a result, mega biotechnology corporations are threatening the overall genetic integrity of the environment as well as all of humankind.