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Ecological consequences of amphetamine pollution in urban streams


August 25, 2016

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Pharmaceutical and illicit drugs are present in streams in Baltimore, Maryland. At some sites, amphetamine concentrations are high enough to alter the base of the aquatic food web. So reports a new study released today in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, which is one of the first to explore the ecological consequences of stimulant pollution in urban streams.Full Story

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Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

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