Research highlights | Aug 7, 2020
This Is What Happens When Freshwater Leeches Are Exposed to Synthetic Estrogen
You might be surprised to learn that estrogens—like the ones used in birth control pills—could be found in your local river or lake.
And that’s likely bad news for those creatures that live within, including leeches.
This is what researchers at IISD-ELA have discovered.