India has some of the largest roosting sites of this migratory species.

Since Bangladesh government issued a ban on the use of highly toxic WHO Class I pesticides, annual consumption of herbicides like Paraquat have been sharply increasing in the markets. Paraquat poisoning is an emerging public health threat and its high mortality rate is responsible for a significant number of deaths. Diagnostic limitations and unavailable sample at presentation have resulted in under-reporting and lack of awareness among the treating physicians, making Paraquat poisoning one of the most neglected toxicological emergencies.

Doctors say even 3rd generation antibiotics are not working in some patients, making their treatment difficult.

Soil pollution poses a worrisome threat to agricultural productivity, food safety, and human health, but far too little is known about the scale and severity of that threat, warns a new FAO report released at the start of a global symposium.

Ranchi: Lending a fillip to organic farming in the state, the Jharkhand government has decided to identify and develop 3,000 clusters across Jharkhand for promotion of organic farming.

Nashik: Noted agriculture economist and former member of State Planning Commission H M Desarada claimed that farmers should understand the impact of climate change on agriculture activities and mus

Patients who return to their home countries after undergoing medical procedures in India carry antibiotic-resistant strains with them.

Agriculture is grappling with many pests already, and as USAid's Regina Eddy says, the armyworm is unique in that it is resistant to many conventional pesticides.

We the Human demanded check over excessive use of toxic chemical pesticides.

Countries in East Africa are formulating formulating a common mechanism for handling agro-chemicals and pesticides amid hurdles in trade and concerns around health and environment safety.

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