‘Halt this nightmare’: Alarm as Florida set to begin release of genetically engineered mosquitoes

Environmentalists and Florida residents voiced concern and outrage Monday as state government officials and the biotechnology giant Oxitec announced plans to move ahead this week with a pilot project that involves releasing up to a billion genetically engineered mosquitoes in Monroe County over a two-year period. (Article by Jake Johnson republished from CommonDreams.org)  “EPA has set the lowest possible bar … Continue reading ‘Halt this nightmare’: Alarm as Florida set to begin release of genetically engineered mosquitoes