"A fake friend for the environment"

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"A fake friend for the environment" was created by Marien Falconi and Hanna Todoryuk, 4ALSU, 2016/2017

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  • DDT IS GOOD FOR MEEE!!!
  • Our story begins in 1939... the chemist P.H. Muller wins the Nobel Prize for discovering DDT's insecticide characteristics
  • We have good news for you! You are getting better from malaria
  • The DDT, acronym for Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, it belongs to halogenated aromatic hydrocarbon family. It's made from the condesation of carboxylic acid (R-COOH), aldehyde (R-COH) and chlorobenzene (C6H6Cl).
  • STOP USING THE DTT!!!! IT'S KILLING US!
  • During the '40s and '50s , DDT was the best insecticide and it killed the insects who carried malaria disease.
  • DDT has saved 5 milion people from death caused by malaria disease
  • On the other end, the DDT was such a strong insecticide that extinguished a variety of insects; also it had a hard impact of the environment: in fact it's very toxic and dangerous.
  • Right now the DDT is used in some areas( tropical nations where the malaria is still present). But in 2001 after Stockholm Convention the DDT is now banned. "A fake friend for the environment" was created by Marien Falconi and Hanna Todoryuk, 4ALSU, 2017
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