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Fungicides and antidepressants in rivers alter the swimming and feeding behaviour of aquatic animals

Surprisingly low concentrations of toxic chemical products in rivers including fungicides to antidepressants can change the swimming and feeding behaviours of some animals, according to a new research study led by experts from the University of Barcelona and the University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom.  The new study puts emphasis on the need to consider both low doses and mixed toxicity tests in the chemical risk evaluation of products that enter aquatic ecosystems.  Read more...

 

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