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May 10, 2019
World Bee Day 2019: Flower corridor in London's parks a welcome gift for honeybeesThe important pollinating insects are on a decline & scientists hope this flowery invitation will boost their population.
Apr 16, 2019
No pests in nature: Insects killed by pesticides have far more medicinal value than humans realiseMany insects, used in alternative medicine, are now being tested for mainstream medical products
Mar 05, 2019
Of all the many kinds of waste, what's the most toxic garbage that humans produce?Here are five top-of-the-line forms of waste that experts think the world is buckling under.
Oct 23, 2018
This topical gel could protect farmers from the deadly effects of harsh pesticidesThe team now plans to develop an active mask to deactivate pesticides that can be inhaled.
Sep 01, 2018
Dal Lake in Kashmir harbours bacteria that can degrade pesticides, study findsThe finding opens up the possibility of using microbes to remove pollutants from contaminated water
Aug 22, 2018
Women in Punjab’s Bhotna village say no to 'cancerous farming', adopt organic methods to save state's soilOften called the cancer capital of India, Punjab's Malwa region has registered around 42,000 cases of this killer disease in the past decade.
Aug 16, 2018
India bans 18 pesticides after reviewing 66 out of 104 used in country, leaves out monocrotophos, glyphosateWhile there are 104 pesticides that are used in India but are banned in other countries, the Central government’s is reviewing only 66 pesticides of them.
Jun 04, 2018
Suicides due to pesticide poisoning: Activists slam 'delaying tactics' as UK study stresses need to ban toxic chemicalsLate last year, the issue of pesticides took centre stage in the national conversation as at least 40 people had died after accidentally inhaling them.
Apr 23, 2018
Animal testing is costly and inefficient; investment in more humane science may yield better solutionsIt is time we looked at a smarter science that is human-relevant and can provide safer and more effective solutions to human health needs.
Feb 02, 2018
Budget 2018: By hiking minimum support price, Modi govt makes good 2014 promise, but all is not as it seemsBy taking a lower cost as the baseline for computing minimum support price, the government is resorting to sleight of hand, moreover one that most farmers are unlikely to miss.