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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    France battles invasive Asian hornet species, which threatens biodiversity

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:20pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Saint-Paul-les-Dax Aggressive predators threaten biodiversity by feeding on local insects France battles invasive Asian hornet species They slipped into southwest ... velutina nigrithorax, is considered a "public enemy" in parts of France, where it devours native bees and other insects and, experts say, threatens biodiversity. "It's exploding ...

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    Cicadas pose fatal threat to Provence's fields of lavender

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 09:39pm by GDN

    ... late. Hundreds of thousands of cicada larvae will not only have devastated the plants' roots, but the adult insects will also transmit a fatal micro-bacteria that will make the plants ... that between 2007 and 2010 the region's production of the most popular plant, lavandin, used in soaps, perfumes, insect repellents, essential oils and the celebrated Herbes de Provence, has ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    French top court and Senate confirm ban on genetically modified corn

    Posted May 06th 2014, 08:39pm by AFP

    ... Monday's verdicts were "not a surprise". The agriculture ministry banned MON810, the only insect-resistant GM corn allowed to be grown in the European Union, in March. EU member states ...



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