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  • That was when researchers discovered that the chemical dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane, or DDT, could stop epidemics of insect-borne diseases like typhus.

    About Those Malaria Goals

  • The African American Environmentalist Association and numerous other organizations believe that DDT (dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane) insecticide should be used to prevent deaths from malaria in African countries.

    Malaria and DDT

  • Indeed, the modern environmental movement was founded on one of the most egregious frauds in human history: that dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane, or DDT, is a human-killing poison when, in fact, it is a human-saving wonder chemicala chemical compound developed in 1939 for use as an insecticide.

    Liberty and Tyranny

  • The nest the Cleggs spotted back in 1991 was the first found in Gloucester County since the widespread use of the pesticide dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane, or DDT, decimated New Jersey's bald eagle population.

    CourierPostOnline.com - News

  • After seeing the amount of chloramine and dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane, commonly known as DDT, absorbed in both groundwater and lakes, he could no longer contribute to the problem as a farmer, he says.

    Long Island Press

  • We didn’t wait for more data when DDT (dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane) was banned on the basis of Rachel Carson’s book “Silent Spring,” which brainwashed children into believing DDT would kill all the birds.

    Think Progress » Bush Brags He Kept Campaign Promise on Global Warming, Forgets Pledge To Regulate CO2

  • "South Africa is one of the few countries that supported and continued to use DDT [dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane] to address ... malaria affecting at least three of our nine provinces

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Abbreviations: CDC, US Centers for Disease Control; DDT, dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane; DFID, Department for International Development (UK); DNDi,

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