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Maternal folic acid (FA) protects against developmental toxicity from certain environmental chemicals. The researchers examined combined exposures to maternal FA and pesticides in relation to autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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Chlorinated paraffins (CPs) are highly complex technical mixtures, and the short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) are classed as persistent and have been included in the Stockholm Convention. However, there have been few studies of SCCPs and medium chain chlorinated paraffins (MCCPs) and their bioaccumulation and biomagnification in different species of fish. The present study investigated the levels, congener group profiles, bioaccumulation, and biomagnification of SCCPs and MCCPs in different species of fish from Liaodong Bay, North China.

Several European countries face a growing scare over millions of eggs that have been contaminated with the insecticide Fipronil.Getty

High exposure to pesticides as a result of living near farmers’ fields appears to increase the risk of giving birth to a baby with “abnormalities” by about 9 per cent, according to new research.

The Central Government proposes to make the draft rules under clause (d) of sub-section (2) of section 6 read with sub- section (I) of section 3 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986).

A highly toxic weedkiller not authorised for use in the EU is being exported to developing countries from a UK factory.

Bumblebee queens are a common sight on a spring day, their large furry bodies flying industriously from flower to flower.

Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis said on Thursday that the district administration had identified five acres of land at Senapura village in Kundapur taluk of Udupi district for setting up

An advanced weed-killing chemical has twice come back to haunt Arkansas farmer John Weiss.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Karukampally Vijayan Biju Vs Union of India & Others dated 27/07/2017 regarding insecticide manufacturers are circumventing the mandatory requirement of obtaining prior Environmental Clearance before commencing their manufacturing activity.

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