Don’t let statistics of declining pesticide use fool you
Marijuana production by agribusiness will likely reduce direct impacts on nature
If the speed and physical coordination of lizards is affected by incidental pesticide exposure, one may wonder what impacts it might have on the nerve transmission in humans
Pursuit of insect-free farming is resulting in a loss of diversity at higher trophic levels across the landscape.
The human population is more vulnerable to catastrophic pandemics than at any time since the Black Death.
I asked myself whether cotton vs. linen shirts, or nylon or denim pants, left a greater footprint on the environment.
The higher incidence of breast cancer since 1940 is consistent with the greater use and proliferation of various endocrine-like chemicals in the environment.
If low levels of insecticides, many of them endocrine disruptors, are involved, humans are certainly exposed as well
As the evidence against neonicotinoids rolls in, we will face another challenge between corporate deep pockets and what is good for the natural world.
One might hope that we could require chemical manufacturers to show that a product is safe before it is sold.