Enable Block: 

Simultaneous or sequential exposure to multiple environmental stressors can affect chemical toxicity. Cumulative risk assessments consider multiple stressors but it is impractical to test every chemical combination to which people are exposed. New methods are needed to prioritize chemical combinations based on their prevalence and possible health impacts.

Original Source

The U.S.

A method for the determination of 200 pesticides and pesticide metabolites in honeybee samples has been developed and validated. Almost 98% of compounds included in this method are approved to use within European Union, as active substances of plant protection products or veterinary medicinal products used by beekeepers to control mites Varroa destructor in hives. Many significant metabolites, like metabolites of imidacloprid, thiacloprid, fipronil, methiocarb and amitraz, are also possible to detect.

Putting health and ecology at risk, highly toxic pesticides, including endosulfan, are allegedly being used extensively by farmers in the district cashing in on the poor monitoring system of the ag

Samithy to hold talks with Chief Minister

Victims of Endosulfan pesticide and their family members on Tuesday staged a protest in front of the State secretariat here demanding immediate disbursal of compensation to them.

Bijnor: Despite district administration's decision to teach farmers about organic farming, especially along the banks of the Ganga, cultivators and land mafia groups have already started farming wi

Bengaluru: The controversial pesticide endosulfan, widely used by Indian farmers, not only induces male infertility but also exerts damage on the liver and lungs, says a team of researchers from th

The northern fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) is defined as an indicator species of plastic pollution by the Oslo-Paris Convention for the North-East Atlantic, but few data exist for fulmars from Norway. Moreover, the relationship between uptake of plastic and pollutants in seabirds is poorly understood.

Monsanto Co stepped up its defense of a widely used weed killer on Thursday by filing a lawsuit in California seeking to prevent glyphosate, the main ingredient in its Roundup herbicide, from being

Pages