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The Zika virus outbreak currently gripping the Americas could have been sparked by the release of genetically modified mosquitoes in 2012, critics say.

The insects were engineered by biotechnology experts to combat the spread of dengue fever and other diseases and released into the general population of Brazil in 2012.

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A new study provides the first evidence of a link between neonicotinoid pesticides and escalating honeybee colony losses on a landscape level.

The study found the increased use of a pesticide, which is linked to causing serious harm in bees worldwide, as a seed treatment on oilseed rape in England and Wales over an 11 year period correlated with higher bee mortality during that time.

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Sexually confusing moths might not seem the obvious solution to protecting your cashmere but it could be the most effective way to prevent insects from destroying clothes.

Moths have become increasingly difficult to control since a ban on pesticides which were blamed for the decline of bees.

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A class action lawsuit was filed Tuesday in the Ontario Supreme Court on behalf of all Canadian Beekeepers. The claim is seeking over $400 Million in damages from Bayer Cropscience Inc., Syngenta Canada Inc., and their parent companies, makers of a widely used pesticide blamed for massive bee deaths

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