Tag: neem biopesticide
Agrochemical Drifts

Agrochemical Drifts

Over the past year, over 1,400 official complaints have been collected regarding dicamba, with an estimated 2.5 million acres of farmland affected. What is dicamba? Dicamba is a synthetic agrochemical herbicide that has been used for decades in conventional agriculture. Typically, it was used to kill weeds before ...

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New Bill to Ban Chlorpyrifos

New Bill to Ban Chlorpyrifos

Senators from New Mexico, California, Connecticut, New Jersey, Massachusetts and New York have introduced a bill calling for the ban of chlorpyrifos, one of the most toxic and highly used synthetic pesticides in the world! Why is this bill such an essential step in the right direction? Chlorpyrifos is available for ...

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How Does Glyphosate Affect Your Health?

How Does Glyphosate Affect Your Health?

When Monsanto introduced glyphosate in the 1960s, it was considered a miracle chemical. It eliminated weeds without harming the crops, how could it cause any damage? Now, almost 50 years later, mankind is finally realizing the devastating health and environmental impacts this probable carcinogen, according to the ...

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An Easy Way to Save the Planet

An Easy Way to Save the Planet

Are you worried about the fate of the planet? You should be. Why? There is a predicted population increase of 3 billion people in the next 30 years. That is a 40% increase in the population! The world reached its first billion just 200 years ago, and during the 20th century alone, the population increased ...

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Neem Trees: Saving the Planet

Neem Trees: Saving the Planet

Earth Overshoot Day, also known as Ecological Debt Day, is the day of the year when humanity’s consumption of resources overtakes the earth’s ability to naturally regenerate those resources. In 2016, this day came earlier than it ever has before: On August 8th we began to rob time and resources from future ...

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