Agent Orange is a very powerful herbicide that was used in the Vietnam War. It is a defoliant that destroys forests. It was used by the United States military so their enemies had no place to hide.
Problems[change | change source]
The problem with Agent Orange is that when it is released, some dioxins are also generated. Dioxins stay a long time in the environment. They are very toxic, and cause genetic modifications and cancer.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Operation Ranch Hand: Herbicides In Southeast Asia Archived 2013-02-22 at the Wayback Machine History of Operation Ranch Hand
- Air Force Health Study Archived 2006-12-12 at the Wayback Machine Study of Operation Ranch Hand veterans
- Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 2004 Institute of Medicine analysis of research on dioxin
- Vietnam war orange agent Archived 2013-06-04 at the Wayback Machine Collection photos of victim caused by orange agent in Vietnam war and information about the orange agent, disease, effect and symtom