BeeOdiversity, during its measurement of environmental quality, identifies many different pollutants. What are they? What is the point of analysing them? What danger(s) do they represent for humans and biodiversity?
Pesticides have for many years been the preferred method of pest control for farmers. However, their toxicity to human health and the environment is being pointed out by scientists, and alternatives exist.
Pesticides monitorings have reported surprising results. The number and concentrations of pesticides used have risen sharply, including banned pesticides. What happened in 2020?
In 2016, 91% of the world’s population was living below the WHO’s recommended air quality thresholds. The World Health Organization warns against air pollution. In fact, air pollution poses a major health risk, right across the world.