The impact of toxic pesticides on our brains

Permaculture gardeners know that the use of chemical pesticides is not a good thing for the garden. They affect the nutritional makeup of crops, impact upon wildlife, can sink down to the water table or run off into water sources, contaminating water supplies, and they can upset the natural balance of ecosystems.

But as this article shows, the effects of pesticide use in industrial agriculture can also have a significant impact on our brains as well. An alarming report about how toxins can inhibit IQ, and another reason to look to natural ways of controlling pests in our food production systems.