Water Research. ADVERTISEMENTIn the study, they explain that biodiversity loss will continue unless pesticide use decreases dramatically.
The scientists suggest that governments perform a thorough environmental risk assessment of pesticides.For two years, the team studied pesticide contamination at over a hundred monitoring sites at waterways flowing through mostly agricultural land.
These lowland regions were located in 12 federal states in Germany. Not surprisingly, they found that pesticide levels in most waterways drastically exceeded government standards.Read more on powerofpositivity.com