Intensive Agriculture

Pros and cons of GMO's

There is widespread skepticism when it comes to the public’s perception of GMOs. This list of pros and cons of GMOs should help you make your mind about this controversial issue...

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Farm employees are exposed to pesticides in unprecedented amounts, as they are the ones who come into direct contact with these chemicals. The effect of pesticides...

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Advantages and disadvantages of using biotechnology in agriculture

Is the use of biotechnology in agriculture a technological revolution which we should be welcoming or are there hidden disadvantages of artificially changing foodstuff?

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What is over-cultivation? An unsustainable use of land can lead to permanent damage to the productivity of the land, creating a number of problems...

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Why Declining Bee Populations Are a Threat to Global Health

How Are Neonicotinoids Killing Our Bees?

The following infographic goes into detail about bees and pesticides, explaining how neonicotinoids are used, why they’re a problem, and what the alternatives are.

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Modern agriculture with its intensive cultivation of our land has greatly contributed to many irreversible changes in our ecosystems. It would be foolish to ignore...

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Damaging consequences of agricultural runoff

Polluted agricultural runoff is a major source of water pollution globally. Therefore, it is an important public health hazard with consequences ranging from...

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Negative effects of overgrazing for native species

There are many negative effects to overgrazing for native species including soil erosion, land degradation and loss of valuable species. Keep reading to learn more.

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Is GMO agriculture killing bees

There is much debate surrounding the exact cause of the bee decline throughout the world with many convinced that GMO agriculture is to blame. But is this statement correct?

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why factory farming contributes to hunger

Factory farming is a major cause of world hunger, due to the huge demands it places on grain and water. Using the land for feed to grow food for humans would...

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