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164. Eradicating Mosquitoes via GM

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This Environmental Studies Factsheet:
• Explains how scientists have created self-destructing and flightless GM mosquitoes.
• Discusses the possible wider ecological effects and ethical issues of GM mosquitoes.

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January 2013

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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