Study on pesticide toxicity in Germany calls for action

Kaiserslautern/Landau, 17.01.2023 – Pesticide risks in Germany have shown notable trends over the last 25 years, as a study of environmental scientists from the RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau has recently found out. The risk for terrestrial vertebrates has decreased, whereas the risk for fish, terrestrial plants and soil organisms has increased. For other organism groups, the risk trends are inconclusive. These findings are of especially high interest at the moment, as the European Union plans to decrease pesticide risks by 50% by 2030.

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