Pesticide use has an harmful impact on biological diversity. Hazardous 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, see our publication and presentations.
Amphibians and plant-protection products: what research and action is needed? Environmental Sciences Europe, 17 May 2016
Pesticide may be reason butterfly numbers are falling in UK, says study - The Guardian, 24/11/2015
Pesticides reduce regional biodiversity of stream invertebrates-Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 17 June 2013