Toxic algae blooms like the one going on in Florida, Lake Erie and elsewhere are practically all connected with farm runoff. Find out how buying organic can prevent these massive algae blooms.
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Research from Oxford University has determined that organic farms support at least 50% more species of pollinators and 34% more species in general.
Despite continued challenges from higher prices, organic food sales in the United States have continued to rise in both volume and dollars. A survey by the Organic Trade Association also determined that more than 80 percent of households are eating organic foods.
Research being presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the AAAS is shedding doubt that current levels of human exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) is disrupting hormones to the extent characterized by many. Are we really safe from hormone disruptors?
Drought damage to corn crops are being worsened by the use of genetically modified corn according to corn crop and pesticide management experts.
A study commissioned by the JR Simplot Company that illustrated selenium levels in local waterways could be raised without risking trout deformities has provoked public outcry…
Scientists have estimated that about a quarter of the world’s land has been degraded. The use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides is partly responsible.