Insecticides put world food supplies at risk, say scientists | Environment | The Guardian

The world’s most widely used insecticides have contaminated the environment across the planet so pervasively that global food production is at risk, according to a comprehensive scientific assessment of the chemicals’ impacts.The researchers compare their impact with that reported in Silent Spring, the landmark 1962 book by Rachel Carson that revealed the decimation of birds and insects by the blanket use of DDT and other pesticides and led to the modern environmental movement.

via Insecticides put world food supplies at risk, say scientists | Environment | The Guardian.

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One comment

  1. ianscyberspace · June 24, 2014

    We certainly have messed up our planet haven’t we?

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