After learning that hungry chimpanzees feeding on maize fields bordering forests in Uganda benefit from the nutrition of the crops, the study also points to exposure to pesticides as a drawback. Exposure to pesticides in...
New funding for advancement of organic agriculture
Our new partnership with FFAR will provide $600,000 in funding to support training, technical support, and innovative climate research programs.
Calculator: Avoiding Chemicals in Dairy
Choosing organic dairy at the grocery store helps prevent the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizer, and animal drug treatments, but it’s easy to feel like each gallon of organic milk or cup of organic yogurt you purchase is only a drop in the bucket . This calculator adds up the impact of these seemingly small choices to highlight their magnitude... and looks at what we could achieve if more dairy were organic.
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