Profit vs. People: A point-by-point response to plantation companies’ assertions on aerial spraying

December 1st, 2006 by

Davao City is waging a battle to stop banana plantations from using aerial spraying as a way of dispensing pesticides. The practice exposes more people and the environment to poison. Banana plantations assert that the pesticides they use are safe and that aerial spraying hardly affects anyone. The primer answers these points one by one based on scientific studies all around the world and testimonies of affected residents.

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