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Why conventional agriculture should be banned!

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article image Conventional farming, also known as industrial agriculture, is defined as methods of farming in which include the use of synthetic chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides and genetically modified organisms. When chemicals were first introduced in farming, everyone wonder at what they could do. Yields were dramatically increased. In the beginning, the soil was so healthy that any damage done by chemical fertilizers was insignificant, and pests had yet to advance resistance to the…Read More

Why conventional agriculture should be banned

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article image CONVENTIONAL FARMING, also known as industrial agriculture, is defined as methods of farming in which include the use of synthetic chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides and genetically modified organisms. When chemicals were first introduced in farming, everyone wonder at what they could do. Yields were dramatically increased. In the beginning, the soil was so healthy, any damage done by chemical fertilizers was insignificant, and pests had yet to advance resistance to the…Read More

PTA-banned wordpress.com still accessible in Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Though Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), a few days back, had banned the most popular blogger website WordPress.com in Pakistan, yet this website is still accessible without any kind of hurdle in it. WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the web at more than 60 million websites. International media organisations reported that after a permanent ban on YouTube, now the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has banned the website due to…Read More

Non-degradable plastic bags banned in Islamabad to protect environment

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article image Paras Ali THE GOVERNMENT has imposed ban on manufacturing, import, sale and use of non-degradable plastic bags and other plastic products in the limits of Islamabad, with an aim to ensuring a clean and healthy environment in the federal capital. "The ban will be effective from April 1, 2013 stressing replacement of poisonous plastic bags with bio-degradable plastic bags which are environment-friendly and are not detrimental to human health," says a…Read More