insecticides

“The Trump administration is not above the law — and we will not let them put our kids at risk."
[Warning messages on chikungunya and dengue that are frequently seen in India./ Photographed by Jeong In-seo] When I asked
The ending or decline of malaria is a major cause of the rising population throughout the African continent.
The blood-sucking little monsters are becoming resistant to common insecticides.
Signs that your cat may have been exposed to toxic lawn chemicals include drooling, tearing of the eyes, excessive urination, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, weakness, dizziness, muscle twitching, difficulty breathing, unsteady gait and collapse.
In January, the New York Times highlighted how insecticide treated nets meant to protect people from mosquitoes and malaria are now being used to haul fish in Africa. Among those using these nets to catch fish, hunger today is a bigger risk than malaria tomorrow.
Let's not refer to pesticides, whether they are insecticides, herbicides or fungicides, by anything but their real name: biocides. Words do matter. What is the word that would encompass the result of our using nearly a billion pounds of biocides each year? I would suggest it is nothing short of ecocide.
In the interim, the agency said in a statement that its move stemmed from the agency's "ongoing effort to protect pollinators
The federal Fish and Wildlife Service is to prohibit neonicotinoid use at national wildlife refuges by next January. The