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The long life of pesticides

Researchers from School of Mining and Energy Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) have used organic geochemical to study the concentration and distribution of organochlorine pesticides in Laguna del Hito (Cuenca, Spain) as well as its origin and degradation state. This area is protected by diverse national and international directives. The results revealed concentrations that lead to a higher risk than the maximum acceptable for human health or ecosystems.  Read more...



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