Posts tagged with pesticides

Neonicotinoids Named a Threat to Bees

bees dying out

In the face of rapidly declining bee populations, both B&Q and Wickes have pledged to stop stocking products containing neonicotinoids, a form of insecticide which has been long suspected of contributing to colony collapse disorder…

Hemp – An Environmental Super Crop?

hemp and the environment

If you have been following my blog for a while, you’ll know that I stopped drinking cow’s milk and found a much lower carbon alternative in oat milk that is tasty and healthy. Well I’ve…

Fertiliser Flaws & Pesticide Problems

Fertiliser Flaws & Pesticide Problems

In the second of my posts looking into the environmental impact of modern agriculture, I am exploring the use of fertilisers and pesticides to boost crop yields and what damage they could be doing to…