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Study Finds That 64% of the World’s Farmland at Risk From Pesticide Pollution

Study Finds That 64% of the World’s Farmland at Risk From Pesticide Pollution

About one-third of the world’s agricultural land is at high risk from pesticide pollution, a new study has found. #pesticidepollution

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Pesticides Poison More Than 378 Million Farmers and Farmworkers Every Year, Report Says

Written by on December 18, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Pesticides Poison More Than 378 Million Farmers and Farmworkers Every Year, Report Says

An evaluation of available poisoning data from countries all over the world concludes annually there are about 385 million cases of acute poisonings, and that 44% of the world’s 860 million farmers and agricultural workers are poisoned every year. #pesticidespoison

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EPA Reapproves Dozens of Ultra-toxic Pesticides

Written by on October 24, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
EPA Reapproves Dozens of Ultra-toxic Pesticides

Some of the world’s most dangerous pesticides OK’d despite incomplete assessments, evidence of far-ranging harms to people, and protected wildlife.

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By Planting Stripes Of Wildflowers Across Farm Fields Pesticide Use Could Be Slashed

Written by on January 27, 2020 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
By Planting Stripes Of Wildflowers Across Farm Fields Pesticide Use Could Be Slashed

In Switzerland, there are rows of wildflowers like red poppies and blue cornflowers planted among the crops. These beautiful wildflowers can serve as an eco-friendly way to reduce the usage of pesticides. #stoppesticides

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