Can chemicals that turn bugs on replace those that kill them? That's what farmers who use conventional pesticides are trying to figure out. If they succeed, it will be good news for people as well …68 comments
Scientists in Wisconsin have hit on a new way to determine how exposed we humans are to toxic chemicals in the environment: They're asking baby eagles. Well, "asking" may put too nice a spin on it.…75 comments
Cloth diapers made from conventional cotton may not be a great environmental choice, but what we really should be talking about is the cotton, not the diapers. In a recent Washington Post piece,†Ke…98 comments
A lawsuit filed in early February of 2015 alleges that Chiquita Bananas not only uses methods that pollute local water supplies, but that they knowingly covered it up. The company website has an ex…75 comments
If you eat fruits and vegetables grown using pesticides, your urine is likely to contain twice as many toxic chemicals†as that of someone who eats organically. That could be bad news if you're pregnan…91 comments
Danish farmer Ib Borup Pederson had reared hogs for decades. So he was alarmed when he observed a growing incidence of malformations and birth defects in his newborn piglets. The deformities included:…465 comments
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