Quantcast

Latest Environmental effects of pesticides Stories

2010-10-27 13:58:39

Current WHO pesticide classifications are based on toxicity in rats but basing regulation on human toxicity will make pesticide poisoning less hazardous and prevent hundreds of thousands of deaths globally without compromising agricultural needs.

2010-06-10 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pesticide applicators and users should make responsible decisions and use pesticides and pest management alternatives in a safe, proper and legal manner, Agriculture Secretary Russell C.

75fba50bd7bd8e4a1a7998d9155a392b
2009-12-07 10:50:32

An international team of researchers detected low concentrations of these toxic, carcinogenic chlorine compounds in samples taken from America’s highest mountain.

2009-10-30 15:44:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) today announced the company plans to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision to deny an administrative hearing on the agency's action to revoke all U.S. food tolerances for carbofuran insecticide.

2009-10-22 13:15:07

A new study in China has found that people with higher levels of pesticide exposure are more likely to have suicidal thoughts.

950ee75b7c760a4c074da3f7732559291
2009-10-14 15:28:16

Researchers have reported that the melting Alpine glaciers are letting off harmful pollutants once captured by the ice, which could result in a "dire environmental impact" for the region.

2009-09-30 01:01:14

Pollutant plumes observed in the United States can be attributed unambiguously to Asian sources based on meteorological and chemical analyses, researchers say. Charles Kolb -- president of Aerodyne Research Inc.

2009-09-24 14:22:00

Unique database of agricultural pesticide application records informs research FREMONT, Calif., Sept.

2009-08-18 13:01:20

Scientists say the four-day testing period the U.S.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
Related