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Nanobiotechnology researchers seek natural agrochemicals to use for crop protection

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-06-11-nanobiotechnology-researchers-natural-agrochemicals-crop-protection.html

Nanobiotechnology researchers seek natural agrochemicals to use for crop protection Monday, June 11, 2018 by: Edsel Cook agriculture , agrochemicals , antimicrobials , bionanotechnology , biosurfactants , crop production , crops , environment , essential oils , food supply , natural pesticides , organics , pesticides , saponin , science , soap bark tree , surfactants , synthetics , thyme , thyme essential oil , thymol - (Natural News ) Zealous overuse of synthetic agrochemicals ...

Researchers tie mass kidney failures in Sri Lanka to harmful agrochemicals

https://www.naturalnews.com/054868_kidney_disease_sri_lanka_agrochemicals.html

Hundreds of thousands of people living in Sri Lanka are suffering from chronic kidney disease, a painful and debilitating condition that causes the organs to stop functioning over time. ... Today, Sri Lanka says it's trying to scale back its use of agrochemicals, returning to traditional farming methods. "...

High levels of GMO agrochemicals found in breast milk of Brazilian mothers

https://www.naturalnews.com/032135_breast_milk_herbicides.html

High levels of GMO agrochemicals found in breast milk of Brazilian mothers Wednesday, April 20, 2011 by: Ethan A. ... In 2006, an airplane spraying accident contaminated the entire Brazilian city of Lucas do Rio Verde with untold levels of toxic agrochemicals. "...

Agricultural fungicides found to kill the organisms responsible for leaf litter decomposition in streams and rivers

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-12-20-agricultural-fungicides-found-to-kill-the-organisms-responsible-for-leaf-litter-decomposition-in-streams-and-rivers.html

Indeed, the beloved bumblebee has been greatly impacted by the increasingly widespread use of toxic agrochemicals. ... And yet, they too are being grievously harmed by fungicides and other agrochemicals. "...

Brazilians poisoned to death as 70 percent of crops are treated with pesticides banned in other nations

https://www.naturalnews.com/054448_brazil_pesticides_agrochemicals.html

Pesticide exposure is a very real problem around the world, but nowhere is it felt more strongly than in Brazil. ... To add insult to injury, she pointed out that at least a third of these agrochemicals are banned in the U.S. and the European Union because of their health and environmental impacts. "...

Monsanto's devastation of health and environment in Argentina documented in heart-rending photos

https://www.naturalnews.com/053222_monsanto_agrochemicals_argentina.html

Breathtaking photos, which look like scenes from a battlefield, shed light on the generational damage that Monsanto's agrochemicals can do to families. ... He talked about corporate control taking out local producers and forcing them into using various dangerous agrochemicals . "...

Pakistan's rivers are polluted with toxic pesticides and industrial chemicals

https://www.naturalnews.com/055272_pakistan_agrochemicals_polluted_rivers.html

Agrochemicals Not all pollution comes from industrial sources. Increasingly, agrochemicals have been used by small Southeast Asian farmers as part of the "Green Revolution" to produce more crops with less effort. These agrochemicals contaminate the soil and find their way into streams, rivers and lakes. "...

Chemical-based agriculture multiplies cancer cases and genetic defects in Argentina

https://www.naturalnews.com/053322_agricultural_chemicals_birth_defects_argentina.html

Researchers link soy agrochemicals to rare genetic defects in Argentine farming villages According to research in Chaco province, Argentina, by Professor Andres Carrasco and biochemist Raul Horacio Lucero, severe damage is being done to the human genome in areas most sprayed with agrochemicals. ... Working in the field, they were exposed to agrochemicals sprayed from planes flying overhead," Dr. "...

Cancer death rates are twice as high where GM crops and agricultural chemicals are used

https://www.naturalnews.com/045874_cancer_rates_argentina_agrochemicals.html

The report found that the highest rate of cancer deaths occurred in the area known as "pampa gringa," which also has the heaviest use of agrochemicals and GM crops. ... Verzenassi condemned efforts by the government and industry to obscure the connection between agrochemicals and cancer. "...

The security of our food and nutrition supply is compromised by pesticide residues, new science finds

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-03-17-security-of-our-food-and-nutrition-supply-is-compromised-by-pesticide-residues.html

This has led to the indiscriminate and excessive use of agrochemicals, the effects of which compromise the security of food and the health of the nation’s people, according to a study. ... In addition to the actual application of pesticides, the researchers wrote that exposure to these agrochemicals could also occur via the consumption of food that hadn’t been entirely rid of pesticide residue. "...

GMO HUCKSTERS: How the biotech industry controls the media narrative and smears anti-GMO activists

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-10-25-gmo-hucksters-how-the-biotech-industry-controls-the-media-narrative-and-smears-anti-gmo-activists.html

This is why corporations such as Monsanto pay professors to travel, write, and speak on behalf of their genetically modified organisms and agrochemicals. The biotech industry also organizes conferences to indoctrinate journalists and scientists on how to best promote GMOs and agrochemicals. "...

Putting it bluntly: If all bees die, humanity will soon follow

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-07-08-putting-it-bluntly-if-all-bees-die-humanity-will-soon-follow.html

Putting it bluntly: If all bees die, humanity will soon follow Sunday, July 08, 2018 by: Vicki Batts agrochemicals , badfood , badpollution , bee depopulation , bees , Collapse , colony collapse disorder , depopulation , disaster , environmental pollution , extinction , food chain , food collapse , food supply , herbicides , honeybees , pollinators , starvation , survival - (Natural News ) As bee populations continue to dwindle, concerns about what will happen after one of the world’s most ...

Chemical industry withholding crucial data about pesticide toxicity from regulatory authorities

https://www.naturalnews.com/054803_toxic_chemicals_synergistic_effects_toxicity.html

Over 90 agrochemicals on the market cause synergistic, compounding toxic effects One of Dow AgroScience's toxic pesticide products was revoked in 2014 for these reasons. ... In this way, CWC labs can help the public recognize where they may be consuming toxic, synergistic combinations of agrochemicals. "...

Simple changes in conventional farming practices, particularly those that repair soil, could be the key to feeding the world

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-09-29-simple-changes-in-conventional-farming-practices-feeding-the-world.html

Professor Montgomery points out that agrochemicals and mechanization might have initially boosted crop yields, but the one-two punch of heavy fertilizer and mechanical tillage has left soil organic matter in disrepair. ... Agrochemicals are a huge expense that many conventional farmers are happy to get rid of, but even organic farms can benefit financially from reducing their need for diesel to run machinery. "...

Monsanto teams up with World Wildlife Fund to convert Amazon into giant GMO plantation

https://www.naturalnews.com/051212_world_wildlife_fund_monsanto_amazon.html

Monsanto's agrochemicals have been linked to mass die-offs of honey bee and monarch butterfly populations. ... Monsanto's agrochemicals pose a threat to ecosystems, all the way down to wiping out the good bacteria in the soil and the human gut. "...

An entire class of agricultural pesticides found to damage the brains of children... IQ scores falling nationwide

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-21-agricultural-pesticides-found-to-damage-the-brains-of-children.html

An entire class of agricultural pesticides found to damage the brains of children… IQ scores falling nationwide Thursday, February 21, 2019 by: Vicki Batts agrochemicals , badhealth , badmedicine , badpollution , badscience , Big AG , brain damage , brain development , brain health , Chemical exposure , chemical weapon , child health disease causes , environment , food supply , herbicides , IQ , organophosphates , pesticides , stupid , toxic chemicals , toxins , - (Natural News ) If you’ve ...

Genetically-modified soy, Roundup destroying life in South America

https://www.naturalnews.com/041047_roundup_gm_soy_south_america.html

They are living proof that agrochemicals are poisons that affect us. To all people who are not familiar with this model of agriculture, I always say the same thing: Do not trust these companies. ... "Because of this, no one makes the association between their exposure to agrochemicals, so many years ago, with their infertility, prostate cancer, ovarian cancer, breast cancer or thyroid cancer." "...

Pesticides and chemical pollution cause early loss of fertility in women

https://www.naturalnews.com/052526_pesticides_chemical_pollution_fertility.html

Agrochemicals and other pollutants linked to bevy of health issues This isn't the first time POPs have been associated with health problems. ... And now new legislative proposals to "improve" the Toxic Substances Control Act actually seek to increase allowances for agrochemicals beyond what is already used. "...

GM soybean farming is poisoning children's blood

https://www.naturalnews.com/049361_gmo_argentina_glyphosates.html

Add to this the fact that insects and weeds have become resistant to crop-protecting chemicals, in turn leading to the overuse of glyphosphate-laden agrochemicals such as Roundup (a damaging "more is more" mentality), and its no wonder health problems continue unravel. ... Born in Argentina , her mother Silvia has been told that agrochemicals are likely to be responsible for her child's condition. "...

A match made in Hell: Monsanto-Bayer merger gets the green light... farmers are worried, as they should be

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-04-20-a-match-made-in-environmental-hell-monsanto-bayer-merger-gets-the-green-light.html

He, like other small farmers who struggle year-to-year, haven’t seen many benefits from GMOs and agrochemicals. ... Monsanto is not assisting farmers with sustainable growing methods, but instead forcing more farmers to rely on agrochemicals and monoculture growing practices that put the food supply and human health at risk. "...