Circle of Poison: Pesticides and People in a Hungry World
Every minute, someone in the Third World becomes a victim of pesticide poisoning. Circle of Poison documents the international marketing of restricted pesticides that leave a globe-circling trail of sickness and death. But the circle's victims are not silent. Around the world, people are fighting back.
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Awesome book! Schapiro and Weir have an eye for investigative journalism, and clearly shed light on the stories that corporations far too often want to remain hidden. It's important that we know how pesticides impact developing nations and that we hold these corporations accountable. It's equally important that we know what happens when we eat this stuff, and what it does to our ecosystems. Read this book: your perspective will never be the same!
Chapter One The Circle of Poison
Chapter Two A Victim Every Minute
Business as Usual
Chapter Four The Pesticide Boomerang
Chapter Six The Global Pesticide Supermarket
Chapter Seven Lubricating the Sales Machine
Chapter Eight With the Advice and Consent
Chapter Nine Breaking the Circle of Poison
Table One Corporations buying and selling
Table Five Recent North American seed company
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