A recent study in the journal Environmental Pollution is the first to show that chronic exposure to pesticides reduces fitness and reproduction of birds. Populations of farmland birds have been...

DDT is an insecticide commonly used to control mosquito-transmitted malaria in the 1900s, but was eventually banned across the globe because of extremely adverse side effects on human and...

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Neonicotinoids are neurotoxic pesticides commonly used in conventional agriculture since the early 1990s. They are now known to contribute to...

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A six-month diet interventional study recently published in the journal Environment International shows that eating mostly organic produce can...

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Exposure to harsh pesticides like organophosphates is linked to symptoms of neurobehavioral issues in children. New research uses...

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A study recently published in the Journal of Applied Ecology found that organic agriculture can significantly increase the health of honeybee...

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A recent study published in the journal Global Ecology and Conservation found that farmers are more likely to purchase less expensive pesticides, and...

Non-organic milk tests positive for illegal antibiotics, high levels of growth hormones

and controversial pesticide contaminants

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A study published in the Journal Herpetological Review found a greater diversity of anurans (frogs, toads and tree frogs) in organic rice fields...

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Research released today from Environmental Research shows that switching from a conventional to an organic diet for less than a week reduces levels...

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