Friday, 27 January 2023 — Sustainable Pulse
New US Research Finds “Worrying” Evidence Linking Monsanto Weedkiller to Cancer
New research by top US government scientists has found that people exposed to the widely used weed killing chemical glyphosate have biomarkers in their urine linked to the development of cancer and other diseases, The New Lede reported. Source: The New Lede, By Carey Gillam The study, published last week in the Journal of the National Cancer […]
Contaminated Wildflower Nectar and Pollen Puts Bees and Humans at Risk – New Irish Study Slams Pre-Harvest Glyphosate Use
Bees are likely to be at high risk from exposure to glyphosate, the most widely used weedkiller in the world, via contaminated wildflower nectar and pollen after pre-harvest spraying (desiccation), according to new research from Trinity College Dublin and Dublin City University scientists in Ireland. Glyphosate is the most frequently used weedkiller within the European […]
Company Genetically Engineers Fruit Flies To Be “Biofactories” For Fake Meat Production
The biotech company Future Fields has notified the Canadian authorities of its intention to commercialize EntoEngine, a genetically modified fly. The flies are engineered to produce foreign proteins – in this case, growth factors, which are cell signaling molecules that play important roles in cell proliferation and development, for use in what Future Fields calls “cellular […]
Scientists have three main theories for the persistent decline in the numbers of monarch butterflies, according to a Forbes article written by Jeff McMahon: • loss of their food supply to the herbicide glyphosate, • hazards along their four-generation-long migration from the Midwest and Canada to the mountains of Mexico, or • effects of climate […] The post Monarch Butterflies Suffered One Blow From Glyphosate, Then Another From Climate Change appeared on Sustainable Pulse.
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