Go behind the scenes of EarthFix’s latest installment in our series “Clean Water: The Next Act”. Host Ashley Ahearn talks with Ecotrope blogger Cassandra Profita about how the chemicals and pharmaceuticals we use in our daily lives are (eep!) bringing out the feminine side in some male Puget Sound fish.
Cassandra Profita’s look at the pollutants that can make their way out of kitchens, medicine cabinets and sheds and into streams and groundwater: Polluting The Water With Toothpaste, Shampoo, And Drugs
Ashley Ahearn reports on some male fish in Puget Sound that are developing eggs inside them — they are becoming feminized. Scientists think a group of chemicals known as endocrine disruptors are to blame.
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