Interesting article. Before you shrug "So?" consider that all
life is linked -- including ours.
BTW - What happens to the run-off? It goes into the sewers --
and from there, in coastal and river/lake-side areas, into the water.
What happens to the critters that inhabit that water?
Canary - mine...
EARLY EXPOSURE TO COMMON WEED KILLER IMPAIRS AMPHIBIAN DEVELOPMENT
Tadpoles exposed to the herbicide atrazine during an often overlooked
growth phase named organ morphogenesis develop deformed hearts and
impaired kidneys, according to biologists. Atrazine is one of the most
widely used weed killers in the United States and is already known to
be harmful to amphibians exposed to the chemical in early and late
developmental stages. But the Tufts research focuses on a critical
-- full story >