Pharmaceutical residues increasingly disrupt aquatic life: A hidden global change

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/02/160202143630.htm

Let’s forget about the climate for a minute. Largely hidden from public view, another global change is causing increasing disruption. Residues of medicines in water can kill aquatic animals and play havoc with their food web and reproductive cycle. An international team of researchers makes an urgent case for better wastewater treatment and biodegradable pharmaceuticals.

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