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Mutant Butterflies Found Near Fukushima

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August 14, 2012
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Scientists at the University of Ryukyu in Okinawa found genetic mutations in butterflies collected near the Fukushima nuclear plant.


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AFP (Aug. 7, 2013) — Half of Europe's butterflies will disappear in the next two decades because of pesticides and soil pollution, according to experts.
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AFP (Aug. 9, 2013) — A teacher from France arrives in Pakistan, just like he has every summer for the past 19 years, to chase rare butterflies in the Himalayas.
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