This article discusses the acute and chronic health effects of pesticide exposure among Filipino rice farmers. Data were collected from 50 farmers during 2002 and 2003 using a semi-structured questionnaire to elicit demographic information, various aspects of farming life, types and extent of pesticide use, exposure means, and self-reported acute and chronic illness experiences.
Malaria is transmitted by the genus Anopheles. India has 58 species, of which six are important: An culicifacies, An fluviatilis, An minimus, An sundaicus , An stephensi and An dirus. In the northeast, An minimus and An dirus are the major vectors
The Irrawaddy dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris) is at risk of extinction throughout its range as a result of incidental catches, habitat degradation, and pollution. Populations of Irrawaddy dolphins are constrained by the species