CEDAR RAPIDS – With shouts of “I want to know if it’s GMO,” a group of about 50 activists took to the streets in Saturday’s March Against Monsanto. The march through Czech Village and New Bohemia in Cedar Rapids was among numerous events held May 23 around the globe to draw attention to food labeling […]
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A new group in Cedar Rapids has formed to educate the public about genetically modified organisms. GMO Awareness of Cedar Rapids began meeting in November and is already hosting its first big event: a free screening of the award-winning documentary, “Genetic Roulette,” on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at the Cedar Rapids Public Library.
Sad news about what some of us already suspected: the monarch butterfly population appears to be down this year at the insects’ overwintering site in Mexico. The Fall Migration News notes that only 10 trees were filled with the delicate orange and black butterflies this November at El Rosario Sanctuary, compared to 60 trees just […]