genetically modified mosquitos

Genetically Engineered Mosquito Experiment in California’s Central Valley Halted | Common Dreams

Genetically Engineered Mosquito Experiment in California’s Central Valley Halted | Common Dreams Biotech corporation withdraws permit request in a win for agricultural communities threatened by risky insect mass release SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In a victory for environmentalists, scientists and vulnerable agricultural communities across California, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) announced yesterday the withdrawal of […]

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Community opposition to release of GM mosquitoes

New Billboard Warning of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Community opposition to release of GM mosquitoes GMO Mosquito Billboard Florida Keys with Barry Wray – Photo by Jack Grove Key Largo, FL — Today a large billboard warns residents and visitors “Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to be released in the Keys.” The South-bound traffic facing sign, located at mile

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Genetically engineered mosquitoes out of control

“Christoph Then for Testbiotech commented, “The Oxitec trials have led to a situation that is largely out of control. The company has released its patented insects although it was known before that some insects could survive in the environment. The expectations of their investors were more important than the protection of health and the environment.

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