Amphibians, already in trouble, have been hit hard
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — Atrazine, a commonly used herbicide, has been linked with reproductive problems in animals. A research team studying a global database on atrazine exposure found found consistent patterns of reproductive dysfunction in amphibians, fish, reptiles and mammals exposed to the chemical.
“One of the things that became clear in writing this paper is that atrazine works through a number of different mechanisms,” said Tyrone Hatyes a professor of integrative biology at the University of California at Berkeley and lead author of the review. (more…)