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USA: FLORIDA RESIDENTS FIGHT TO STOP RELEASE OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED MOSQUITOES

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SUMMARY: "Florida residents are launching an opposition campaign against the release of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys to combat the Zika virus. "

Florida residents are launching an opposition campaign against the release of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys to combat the Zika virus. Opponents contend that the release of the “mutant bugs” is likely to have unintended consequences and should not be done against the will of the people, particularly without “third-party, peer-reviewed research.”

Monsanto blockade in Malvinas, Argentina enters third year

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Protesters have successfully blocked a seed-processing plant in Malvinas, Argentina for over two years. Despite strong national and international support, the fight continues. Report by Ciara Low

Ciara Low in cable car"Cordobeses (residents of Córdoba) will be proud to have one of the most important (seed-producing) plants in the world,” Monsanto’s website claims. “The more than one thousand employees of Monsanto Argentina are proud and thankful to be a part of the community of Malvinas, Argentina.”[1]

CANADA: ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS CHALLENGE RULING APPROVING GENETICALLY MODIFIED SALMON EGGS

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SUMMARY: "Environmental groups are appealing a Federal Court ruling not to overturn Environment Canada's decision to approve the production of genetically modified salmon eggs in P.E.I."

Environmental groups are appealing a Federal Court ruling not to overturn Environment Canada's decision to approve the production of genetically modified salmon eggs in P.E.I.

The Ecology Action Centre in Halifax is fighting the ruling which it says creates too much uncertainty about the environmental risks of commercially growing out the genetically-modified salmon.

Argentina Protests Monsanto Toxicity and GMO Plant

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Activists mobilized across the country to stand in solidarity with communities affected by Monsanto and reject the eviction of a Monsanto protest camp.

Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets in Argentina to protest Monsanto following news of an impending eviction at a key resistance camp blocking a huge Monsanto GMO seed plant in the agricultural province of Cordoba.

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