Posted on July 26, 2016 by inYourNewsWire.com
A recent study has revealed that butterflies in California are on the verge of becoming extinct due to the increasing use of Monsanto’s glyphosate-based herbicide, Roundup.
Since 1997, monarch butterfly populations have decreased by a staggering 74 percent in California, home to one of the butterfly’s most highly populated migrating grounds. A crucial natural pollinator of North American crops, the world cannot afford to lose these marvelous orange and black six-legged creatures.
Aside from excessive commercial development of forested lands, the use of glyphosate-based herbicides has been a large reason for monarch butterfly population declines…. read more here
Utah Standard News depends on the support of readers like you.
Good Journalism requires time, expertise, passion and money. We know you appreciate the coverage here. Please help us to continue as an alternative news website by becoming a subscriber or making a donation. To learn more about our subscription options or make a donation, click here.
To Advertise on UtahStandardNews.com, please contact us at: email@example.com.