Persistent Poisons

Using pesticides

Persistent pesticides banned decades ago still contaminate our food, environment and bodies. Infants around the world are born with pesticides in their blood. And the trade and environmental transport of tons of agricultural chemicals every year leaves the globe saturated with dangerous chemicals. Tackling persistent poisons is an urgent challenge, and the world is responding — from consumer choices that make a difference to community organizing to global treaties, solutions are gaining momentum around the world.

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