Male river fish show feminised traits due to chemicals flushed away
A scientific study in Britain says chemicals flushed through the drainage system have caused about 20% of male freshwater fish to exhibit female characteristics. Researchers identified more than 200 agents - including ingredients in the contraceptive pill - which made male fish display feminised traits.
(Photo: anglers in Scotland/ Credits: Getty Images)
03 Jul 2017
- From the section Science & Environment