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Extinction imminent: Last pod of killer whales in the U.K. will die out because toxic chemicals have made the females sterile

Extinction is imminent for killer whales off the coast of the United Kingdom. The cause of the whale’s population decline isn’t some abstract concept called “climate change.” The whales are being sterilized in their own habitat by a toxic chemical called perfluorinated biphenyls (PCBs).  For the most part, PCBs are banned. A product of Monsanto, PCBs were once used to make non-stick cookware. These toxic PCB chemicals are now a pervasive pollutant, set to remain in the environment for decades to come.  These chemicals disrupt the endocrine system of humans and wildlife. The great orca whales are slowly being sterilized by these PCBs.  Read more....

 

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