The United States maintained the overall lead, with 69 million hectares devoted to eight different crops.

The Guardian created this handy visualization based on the data, which was released earlier this week. It shows total hectares by country, and the specific genetically modified crops grown in each country.

 The World's GM Crops

 

The World has not waited for GMO-Crops.

GMO Crops are *no megatrend*. Also, consuming more and more meat from factory farm animals fed with GMO feeding stuff made of monoculture-soybeans from former Brazilian rainforest areas, treated with huge amounts of pesticides (endangering people living next by) will be *no megatrend* – as it is not healthy, destructive in many senses, not sustainable, and against all independent scientific evidence.
For further information e.g. consult the following links:
[1]http://www.navdanya.org/attachments/Latest_Publications1.pdf
[2] http://www.testbiotech.de/en/node/619
[3] http://www.greenpeace.org/france/PageFiles/266577/iaastd-rapport-en-anglais.pdf
[4] http://www.agassessment.org/

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