Infographic: Higher toxicity pesticides used in developing world pose environmental, health problems

, | | December 2, 2016

Surveys of farm worker health are scarce, but it’s clear that pesticides cause more harm in the developing world. More toxic chemicals are still used and basic safety equipment is often lacking. Despite many studies on wildlife toxicology, ecosystem-wide impacts are poorly understood.

Click image for larger version. Source: Science
Click image for larger version. Source: Science
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