Sustainable Development

Pesticide banned in 62 countries still used in India By: Living-Farms.org

Endosulfan, a deadly pesticide encouraged by India Bhubaneswar, October 07: Endosulfan is a pesticide belonging to the organochlorine group of pesticides, under the Cyclodiene subgroup. It has been introduced in the 1950’s and in India has become a leading chemical used against pests in agriculture. It is used as an insecticide and also to kill … Continue reading

Agriculture

EWG’s 2012 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce

Executive Summary: Eat your fruits and vegetables! | EWG’s 2012 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™. Producing and consuming organic food is becoming more and more significant as we learn about the negative health consequences of pesticides and other chemicals used in industrial farming (e.g. carcinogenic, toxic to the nervous system, etc). We are not even mentioning the tremendous … Continue reading