All farmers know of Roundup, the most effective weed killer. Now, courts are accepting that it likely kills much more than just weeds and that Monsanto has acted to cover up concerns about safety.
In October, the Ontario Ministry of Environment turned down a request by two members of the National Farmers Union to assess the risks of Monsanto's Roundup Ready alfalfa.
It's amazing that tiny creatures can migrate over thousands of kilometres. But increased threats from climate change, development and agricultural practices are making life difficult for the monarch.