The Washington Post’s article highlighting a state in India where, are you ready, pesticide and chemical fertilizer use in farming has been banned is both enlightening and inspiring. The fact that this state has a leadership that made a difficult decision to improve the health and safety of the people that live there shows what can be done when there is real leadership rather than showmanship.
As a result of this effort, people are healthier, the economy is generally better and the environment has benefited!!! I think that we call this sustainability…
I applaud the Indian state of Sikkim and its leaders. Clearly, I am not alone as the national government has also looked to Sikkim as a model.
Can someone get this information to Washington? Oh wait, they don’t read in this administration.
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An Indian state banned pesticides. Tourism and wildlife flourished. Will others follow?