Salmon on psychotropics, platypuses on prozac, and other strange tales from the wild

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Over 60 common pharmaceuticals have been found in river-dwelling wildlife in Australia, highlighting the need for better wastewater treatment strategies

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Mark Peplow extols two books on broken pipes and promises in Michigan

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Harvard social scientists have published controversial back-of-the-envelope estimates in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) of the possible toll from air and other pollutants

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Do we have a fundamental right to breathe clean air, drink clean water and eat safe food? The idea of environmental human rights is receiving growing attention worldwide, driven by our global ecological crisis. But the United States has lagged behind in codifying these rights into laws and in successfully furthering them

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Every year nursing homes nationwide flush, burn or throw out tons of valuable prescription drugs. Iowa collects them and gives them to needy patients for free. Most other states don’t

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Watch now (video). Diverse and innovative projects led by investigators from across the Johns Hopkins University explore contemporary ethical issues, from climate change to social justice.

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Tiny particles of pollution have been discovered inside samples of brain tissue, according to new research

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