Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Pesticides in Paradise: Hawaii's Spike in Birth Defects Puts Focus on GM Crops

theguardian
Local doctors are in the eye of a storm swirling for the past three years over whether corn that’s been genetically modified to resist pesticides is a source of prosperity, as companies claim, or of birth defects and illnesses. Story here.

Zoonotic disease risk linked to human land use management

Nature Cattle in the Amazon. An Adobe photo. Human-managed ecosystems harbour more hosts of zoonotic disease than undisturbed habitats, a Na...