Its now been more than 50 years since environmental activist, biologist, and author Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring, alerting readers to the onslaught of chemicals destroyi
The average American is exposed to 10 or more pesticides every day, via diet and drinking water. Here’s a look at the lasting damage they cause and what you can do to stay clean.
The world’s most widely used pesticide has for the first time been officially labelled an unacceptable danger to bees feeding on flowering crops.
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