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Chemical Pollutants

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Research led by Alex Ford which found chemical pollutants in waste water have the potential to change marine animal and human physiology

Period6 Nov 2020 → 29 Jun 2021

References

TitleAntidepressivos descartados na água alteram o comportamento de animais aquáticos
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletYahoo!
Media typeWeb
CountryFrance
Date29/06/21
DescriptionMention of Alex Ford's research which finds marine and freshwater organisms change their behaviour due to being exposed to mixtures of many different drugs and pollutants
URLhttps://br.financas.yahoo.com/noticias/antidepressivos-descartados-na-%C3%A1gua-alteram-143000310.html?guccounter=1
PersonsAlex Ford
TitleAntidepressants in waterways may make crayfish bolder, increasing risk of predation
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletNational Geographic
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date16/06/21
DescriptionAn antidepressant commonly detected in waterways could change crayfish behaviour in ways that could harm them and their environment.
Producer/AuthorDouglas Main
URLhttps://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/animals/2021/06/antidepressants-in-waterways-may-make-crayfish-bolder-increasing-risk-of-predation
PersonsAlex Ford
TitleCrayfish behave more boldly after exposure to antidepressants – study
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletGuardian Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date15/06/21
DescriptionTraces of drugs found in water can make crustaceans more outgoing – but also vulnerable to predators
Producer/AuthorNatalie Grover
URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jun/15/crayfish-behave-more-boldly-after-exposure-to-antidepressants-study
PersonsAlex Ford
TitleAntidepressants in waterways may make crayfish bolder, increasing risk of predation
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletNational Geographic Magazine Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date15/06/21
DescriptionAntidepressants meant to treat humans can also affect aquatic animals when those drugs enter waterways.
URLhttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/article/antidepressant-pollution-in-water-may-make-crayfish-bolder
PersonsAlex Ford
TitleAre chemical pollutants altering behaviour of wildlife and humans?
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletMirage
Media typeWeb
CountryAustralia
Date29/04/21
DescriptionInternational scientists from around the world are warning that chemical pollutants in the environment have the potential to alter animal and human behaviour.
URLhttps://www.miragenews.com/are-chemical-pollutants-altering-behaviour-of-551656/
PersonsAlex Ford
TitleAre chemical pollutants altering the behaviour of wildlife and humans?
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletInternational Environmental Technology
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date28/04/21
DescriptionAlex Ford shares his research which found chemical pollutants in waste water have the potential to change marine animal and human physiology
URLhttps://www.envirotech-online.com/news/business-news/44/university-of-portsmouth/are-chemical-pollutants-altering-the-behaviour-of-wildlife-and-humans/55050
PersonsAlex Ford
TitleHow everyday chemicals are destroying sperm counts in humans and animals
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletMetro
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date19/04/21
DescriptionWithin just a few generations, human sperm counts may decline to levels below those considered adequate for fertility. That’s the alarming claim made in epidemiologist Shanna Swan’s new book, Count Down, which assembles a raft of evidence to show that the sperm count of western men has plunged by more than 50 per cent in less than 40 years.
URLhttps://metro.co.uk/2021/04/19/male-fertility-how-chemicals-are-destroying-sperm-counts-14422948/?ito=cbshare
PersonsAlex Ford
TitleChemical pollutants in the environment can alter animal and human behavior
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletNews-Medical.net
Media typeWeb
CountryAustralia
Date15/04/21
DescriptionInternational scientists from around the world are warning that chemical pollutants in the environment have the potential to alter animal and human behaviour.
URLhttps://www.news-medical.net/news/20210415/Chemical-pollutants-in-the-environment-can-alter-animal-and-human-behavior.aspx
PersonsAlex Ford
TitleHeart South Coast
Degree of recognitionRegional
Media name/outletHeart South Coast
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date14/04/21
Descriptionresearch led by Alex Ford which found chemical pollutants in waste water have the potential to change marine animal and human physiology
URLtiny.cc/5e3wtz
PersonsAlex Ford
TitleInterview with Professor Alex Ford for short film
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletVimeo
Media typeWeb
Date6/11/20
DescriptionAlex Ford interviewed for a short film about a community group trying to get their seaside water quality improved.
Producer/AuthorCarlos Hernan
URLhttps://vimeo.com/476234839?ref=tw-share
PersonsAlex Ford

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