Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Did Your Shopping List Kill a Songbird?

I came across this interesting article written by Bridget Stutchbury. Bridget is a professor of biology at York University in Toronto. In her article titled “Did Your Shopping List Kill a Songbird?” she explains that a lot of the produce imported into the US from other countries are grown with types and amounts of pesticides that would be illegal to use in the United States. The victims are not just us humans, but mostly our birds. She goes on list examples and ways we can improve the situation. Below is a link to the article:

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