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Gender-bending pollutants’ impact quantified

A four year study from the UK has shown that the effects of hormone-like pollutants are very damaging to fish populations, reducing their reproductive performance by up to 76 percent. Led by the universities of Exeter and Brunel, the new study has important implications for understanding the impacts of these chemicals on ecosystem health and […]

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Canadian Men An Endangered Species




The Aamjiwnaang First Nation community near Sarnia in Ontario, Canada has seen an enormous decline in male births over the last decade. The community lives on reserve land in the St. Clair River Area of Concern, immediately adjacent to several large petrochemical, polymer, and chemical industrial plants. The research into the community’s gender ratios was […]




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