More examples of the dangers of disposing of chemicals into our waterways. We must be more responsible and ask what are we using when cleaning at home and at work.

Contraceptives, cleaning products and other household items flushed down drains and toilets are turning male fish transgender.

Chemicals in these substances work on the fish in a similar way to the human hormone oestrogen leading to creatures with both female and male characteristics

The chemicals, which are affecting as many as one in five male river fish, can lead to a reduction in sperm production as well as triggering the production of eggs.  


Read the full story: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4660542/Chemicals-flushed-drains-turning-fish-transgender.html#ixzz4wjjRLhxg
 

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