/ 22 November 2023

Highly hazardous pesticides pose risks to South Africans, says environment department official

National legislation should be implemented to phase out or ban highly hazardous pesticides immediately in South Africa to lessen further harm to the environment and people.. (Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Toxins are found in water and the soil and these harm human health and the environment

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