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05 Aug 13 14:12

George Monbiot writes in the Guardian about the risk posed by Neonicotinoids, a widely used insecticide: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/georgemonbiot/2013/aug/05/neonicotinoids-ddt-pesticides-nature

it is always difficult to assess how alarmed we should be by such reports, but it seems inevitable that large-scale agricultural pest-control programs will affect wildlife. The big question, then, is how do we best manage this risk while still meeting global food demand?

Neonicotinoids are the new DDT killing the natural world

www.theguardian.com

George Monbiot: UK is collaborating in peddling the corporate line that the toxic insecticides are safe to use – they are anything but


Category: Food security: Farming

Tags: #Pesticides.


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