Environment: Fish gone foul – Male fish developing female sex organs

Wastewater%20TreatmentThe Wallkill River in extreme northern New Jersey is one of the more picturesque locales in the state. So is the Great Swamp in Morris County, a 12-square-mile oasis amid suburbia that was preserved shortly after local activists and officials stopped a plan to build a major airport there about 50 years ago. The seemingly pristine quality of the river and swamp makes it hard to believe that some male fish in both places are developing female sex organs, perhaps because chemical contaminants are altering their hormone systems. The swamp is a national wildlife refuge and the river is part of another refuge. Read the article here 09:27

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