The world’s most widely used insecticides have contaminated the environment across the planet so pervasively that global food production is at risk, according to a comprehensive scientific assessme

Neonicotinoid pesticides are causing significant damage to a wide range of beneficial species and are a key factor in the decline of bees, say scientists.

The indigenous species of fish are declining in the water-bodies of Chuadanga district due to widespread use of pesticides and chemical fertilisers on the cropland.

The adverse impact of climate change has been posing a serious threat to indigenous fish species particularly the small ones, reports BSS.

State-level expo of organic farm produce begins in Kasaragod

Two green crusaders in West Bengal have made it to the record books for breeding plants to record heights and growing them two-way to counter effects of global warming.

Local water-bodies like rivers, lake, canals and the swamps have been affected by the toxins of the pesticides and chemical fertilizers harming the ideal environment for the aquatic life in the dis

NASHIK: The first training centre for organic farming will soon be set up near Dhule in Nashik division by the agriculture department of the state government.

The state government has decided to set up the training centre at a farm at Vadane in Dhule district in the division. A grant of Rs 5 lakh has already been approved for the purpose.

The state government has increased the organic farming area in Nashik division from 800 hectares to 1,200 hectares to promote the form of agriculture and discourage use of chemical fertilizers.

Bhutan could within a decade become the first country in the world to go wholly organic in its food production, according to key politicians in the Himalayan kingdom.