Monday, 14 May 2012

1 million OP poisonings worldwide, every year

Pesticides, plant poisonings and snake envenomation:
South Asia's 'toxic' challenges

By Anna Joseph.
Anna is the Communications Officer at the Centre. 

When I asked herpetologist Gerry Martin (of National Geographic fame) at lunch, Saturday before last, for advice on protecting my dogs against a snake bite – they had already killed two cobras in our backyard – little did I know that tragedy would strike before the end of the day.