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Pollinating insects disappear as GMOs proliferate: What will become of our food supply?

(NaturalNews) A pair of studies recently published in the journal Science raises fresh and dire warnings about the continued decline of crop-pollinating insects all over the world, and what this means for the future of the world’s food supply. Both studies highlight the fact that wild pollinators like bumblebees, butterflies, and beetles are basically disappearing, and that industrial agriculture, which includes genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), are a major factor causing this insect …

Could Disappearing Wild Insects Trigger a Global Crop Crisis? | Surprising Science

… in the journal Science, researchers found that wild insects pollinate these crops more effectively than honeybees that are in the care of humans. In fact, compared to bees living in apiaries, wild pollinators lead to twice as much of what’s called “fruit set”—the amount of flowers that develop into mature fruits or seeds. via Could Disappearing Wild insects Trigger a Global Crop Crisis? | Surprising Science. …

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