Glyphosate is the most used herbicide in human history – since the arrival of genetically modified crops in the 1990s its use has exploded 15-fold Read more


Research around atrazine has found endocrine-disrupting properties connected to hermaphrodite frogs, feminized fish and low sperm counts in humans living in agricultural areas Read more

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Golfers spend more time exposed to harmful pesticides than the average person.

Environmental filmmaker Andrew Nisker's new documentary Dad and the Dandelions explores the connection between golf and cancer on CBC's The Nature of Things Read more

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Real trees are more environmentally-friendly than plastic in the long run, but they may also be sprayed with soon-to-be-banned pesticides that are harming bees Read more