Pesticides and the loss of biodiversity

Pesticide use has had a harmful impact on biological diversity. These products can have short-term toxic effects on directly-exposed organisms, and long-term effects can result from changes to habitats and the food chain. To discover more, read our factsheet and see our recent publication.Pesticide use has had a harmful impact on biological diversity. These products can have short-term toxic effects on directly-exposed organisms, and long-term effects can result from changes to habitats and the food chain. To discover more, read our factsheet and see our publication.

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Pesticide may be reason butterfly numbers are falling in UK, says study - The Guardian, 24/11/2015

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