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Sembabule struggling to stop water contamination by agrochemicals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The uncontrolled usage of agrochemicals to boost productivity and control pests in Sembabule district is taking a huge toll on water sources and plants. Simon Byarugaba, the Sembabule District Agricultural Officer, says they are currently struggling to control the increasing use inorganic fertilizers, pesticide …

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Bee-harming pesticides in 75 percent of honey worldwide: study

Miami, United States | AFP | Traces of pesticides that act as nerve agents on bees have been found in 75 percent of honey worldwide, raising concern about the survival of these crucial crop pollinators, researchers said Thursday. Human health is not likely at risk from the concentrations detected in a …

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