02 Dec '11, 9am

Weed-Killer Causes Reproductive Disorders | Care2 Causes

Ban all pesticides. Pesticides and fertilizers increase the yield for farmers, but the pesticides and fertilizers run down the missisippi river into the Gulf and cause the oxygen depleted Dead Zone. Also, New Orleans is a toxic repository for all the pesticide and fertilizer run off from farms in the midwest. It's a shame that we put people in jail for a harmless drug like mariuana, but then we allow our corporate pesticide companies and agri buissiness to spray toxic pesticides on our crops and poison us and our enviroment. And insects develop immunity from pesticides, so then we have to use more and more. We need to go back to the small farms, get rid of big agri buissiness, and grow organically, chemical free, and get our seeds from seed banks that are natural. Natural crop rotations will cut down on insects and the need to use expensive fertilizers that pollute our env...

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