Depression medication is polluting the ocean and altering the behaviors of sea creatures
Matteo Loglio
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It's well known that much of our unused and discarded pharmaceutical drug supply ends up in the ocean, and it turns out the chemicals in these drugs are affecting ocean inhabitants in some distressing ways. A study from researchers at Portland State University finds shore crabs exhibit more risky behaviors when exposed to Prozac, the most commonly prescribed antidepressant.

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