A characteristic of all pesticides is that they were developed to inhibit the growth of organisms or to kill them. These characteristics have proven to harm not only the intended organisms, like specific pests, but also so-called non-target organisms like pollinators and humans. Their widespread use and open release in the environment has led to ubiquitous contamination of natural resources.
Lesson 1: HHPs in international governance. How far have we come?
Mar 24, 2021
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