Email info@curriculum-press.co.uk Phone 01952 271 318

141. Were We Wrong to Ban DDT?

Description

DDT is a persistent organic pesticide previously widely used in agriculture. Although it is now banned in most developed countries it is still used in many LEDCs to prevent insect-borne disease. This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains what DDT is used for and why it was banned, and includes typical exam questions on the topic.

Download Type

.PDF (pdf) 134.297 KB

Date Published

April 2011

ISSN / ISBN

ISSN: 1351-5136

Copyright Disclaimer

The materials published on this website are protected by the Copyright Act of 1988. No part of our online resources may be reproduced or reused for any commercial purpose, or transmitted, in any other form or by any other means, without the prior permission of Curriculum Press Ltd.

Categories & Tags

Similar Resources

A Level Environmental Science

105. GDP and Energy Use

This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains: • The link between GDP and energy use. • Why the...

A Level Environmental Science

99. How Science Works: The Ethics of GM Plants and Animals

Why Factsheets on ‘How science works’ when it’s now Environmental Studies? Firstly, because much of...

A Level Environmental Science

64. The Environmental Consequences of Opencast and Deep Mining

Extracting minerals from the surface of the Earth or below the surface requires moving a lot of...

A Level Environmental Science

67. Overfishing: Are Government’s to Blame?

We know that many fisheries are being hugely overfished and that, if we continue to mine the oceans...

A Level Environmental Science

30. Spearman’s Rank Correlation Coefficient

Spearman's Rank is one method of measuring the correlation between two variables. Correlation may...

A Level Environmental Science

77. Are Biofuels More Harmful Than Petroleum?

This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains: • What are Biofuels? • Benefits and problems of...

A Level Environmental Science

130. Accuracy, Reliability and Validity

This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains:• The meaning of terms such as accuracy, validity and...

A Level Environmental Science

70. Cost Benefit Analysis: Case Studies

Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) are used as decision-making...

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
Not Subscribed

Subscribe to A Level Environmental Science to access 250+ resources.

Subscribe
Add to Wishlist
Preview
141 Ddt Ban

Similar Resources

A Level Environmental Science

121. The Importance of Detritivores

This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains the key role of detritivores in nutrient recycling...

A Level Environmental Science

174. Conflicts in Conservation: Marine Conservation Zones

The UK has a coastline of over 18,000km and many of our marine habitats and species are rare and...

A Level Environmental Science

189. Coral Reef Ecology

Coral reefs are widely regarded as some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. They provide...

A Level Environmental Science

29. The Properties of Pollutants

This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains:• The sources, properties and effects of lead,...

A Level Environmental Science

24. The Chi-Squared Test for Association

This Environmental Science Factsheet explains: • Transgenic organisms. • Arguments against...

A Level Environmental Science

214. Environmental Impact of Dairy Farming

This Environmental Studies Factsheet: • Describes and explains trends in milk production in the...

A Level Environmental Science

19. Data Interpretation: Soils II

This Factsheet uses soils to illustrate why students need to practice data interpretation, and...

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8

Find exactly what you’re looking for.

Popular Searches