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Organophosphates, the pesticides blamed for killing at least 25 children in India, are widely used around the world. This is not the first...

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A new study published in Weed Technology shows that non-chemical controls of weeds can be more effective than herbicides. The study...

A study out of Sicily analyzing the sustainability of organic versus conventional orange and lemon orchards found that organic management has better environmental and energy performance...

Herbicides may be associated with depression, according to a new study examining agricultural workers in France. While there has been a large amount of research focusing on health...

Weeds are continuing to evolve to become resistant to pesticides commonly used in conventional agriculture. Scientists are searching for ways to control these “superweeds,” which are...

A recent study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found antibiotic-resistant bacteria associated with industrial livestock workers, but not antibiotic-free...

In a recent study researchers examined soybean workers in Brazil to determine the effects of repeated exposure to pesticides.  The lead researcher, Dr. Benedetti, chose the study area of Rio...

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has raised the permitted tolerance levels of glyphosate residue in many fruits and vegetables. The new regulation raises limits on levels of...

Scientists from Louisiana State University and the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium are predicting the largestGulf of Mexico Dead Zone since 1985 this summer.  Dead Zones are low-oxygen...

Butterfly populations are declining across the country.  Just last week, for example, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced two new butterfly subspecies have probably become extinct in...

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