BIOCHAR AND SUSTAINABILITY | Phoolbari- A Garden (फूलबारी- एक बगैंचा)

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Biochar is a solid material obtained from the carbonization thermochemical conversion of biomass in oxygen-limited environments. In more technical terms, biochar is produced by thermal decomposition of organic material (biomass such as wood, manure or leaves) under the limited supply of oxygen (O2), and at relatively low temperatures (<700°C). This process mirrors the production of … Continue reading BIOCHAR AND SUSTAINABILITY | Phoolbari- A Garden (फूलबारी- एक बगैंचा)

Stop Protecting the Criminality of the Global Pesticides Industry | A Sweet Dose of Reality

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By Colin Todhunter | Global Research The agrichemicals industry wallows like an overblown hog in a cesspool of corruption. With its snout firmly embedded in the trough of corporate profit to the detriment of all else, it is most likely responsible for more death and disease than the combined efforts of the tobacco companies ever … Continue reading Stop Protecting the Criminality of the Global Pesticides Industry | A Sweet Dose of Reality

Long-term exposure to OP insecticides puts farmers at high risk of diabetes | Chemical Concern

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Richard Bruce, who has suffered severely for many years following exposure to pesticides in the course of his work, sends news of research by a team from Madurai Kamaraj University, published in Genome Biology and is generously accessible to all readers. The paper may be accessed here. Megha Prakash, in an article in ‘Down to … Continue reading Long-term exposure to OP insecticides puts farmers at high risk of diabetes | Chemical Concern