Pesticides

Critical Thinking About Environmental Issues

By Samantha Beres

Greenhaven Press has launched a new series of books for young people called "Critical Thinking about Environmental Issues." Unlike many environmental books found in schools today, this series offers objective and balanced discussions of controversial issues. PERC Senior Associate Jane S. Shaw is the editor for the series.

Each book squarely addresses the controversies surrounding its topic. In Pesticides, author Samantha Beres weighs the costs and the benefits of pesticide use, both in agriculture and to fight disease. She also discusses alternatives to current ways of using pesticides.

 

Greenhaven Press
Farmington Hills, Michigan
2002, 112 pp.
$18
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