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Date:6/15/2010

Adrian Desbarats, sustainable living advocate, says pesticide use must be eliminated to stop the terrible human suffering and environmental toll exacted through its application. Going organic with your food and your clothing can make a huge difference.

(PRWEB) June 15, 2010 -- Adrian Desbarats, owner of an organic clothing company and advocate of chemical free agriculture exposes some disturbing facts about conventional pesticides and their global impacts.

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that over three million cases of severe pesticide poisoning occur each year. Of these, at least 300,000 die with 99% of the cases being from third world countries.

As our world population increases, food and textile demand has led to a dramatic increase in pesticide use. In fact, pesticide use has increased by over 50 fold since 1950 with well over 2.3 million tonnes applied to agricultural land each year.

As WHO demonstrated, the direct human impact of pesticide use is huge. But there are also long term impacts. For example, many pesticides are known carcinogens. In India, the third largest cotton producer, pesticide use has been closely linked with an alarming increase in cancer rates in this country.

And there are also significant environmental impacts. Pesticide application is extremely difficult to control. Over 98% of sprayed insecticides and 95% of herbicides reach a destination other than their target. Pesticides are lost to the environment through aerial spread or by transport through precipitation to nearby water ways or direct seepage into soil and ground water. In the United Stat
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