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Tivia # 158: type of bird 2


Toxicological Trivia from April 21, 2010: In November 2008 a massacre with Carbofuran occurred in birds.  Thirty thousand birds died in Gualeguaychú, Argentina,  by the use of agrochemicals. The government of Entre Rios confirmed that the mortality of birds and other animals that occurred that month was due to abuse of chemicals in agricultural production. […]

Trivia # 152: University of Palmyra’review on biodegradability of …


Trivia Toxicology from April 08, 2010: The active compound of many pesticides used on crops of cassava and vegetables in the southwest of Colombia, is highly harmful to humans and alters ecologic systems.The research group ‘Environmental Foresight’ from  National University in Palmyra, with participation of students of Environmental Engineering, became part of the investigation and […]

Trivia # 109: pesticide to kill lions in Kenya


Toxicological Trivia from January 20, 2010: The American chemical manufacturer FMC has removed the pesticide marketed in the Kenyan market after CBS News broadcast a documentary on ’60 Minutes’, which describes how this pesticide has become the preferred product by shepherds who poison lions who allegedly killed the cattle and around Masai Mara National Reserve. […]


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