PBS’s Frontline had an excellent show last night, which can be replayed on the web here.  Before stepping into some of the specific issues covered, I want to note one major point made in the show:  we are all part of many of the problems.  As one example, many personal home care products, as well as pharmaceutical compounds that we excrete, are causing ecological problems because they exhibit endocrine disrupting activity.  That is, in the words of the old Pogo comic strip,  “We have met the enemy, and he is us.”

I’ll have more of Environment Memo’s take on many issues covered in future posts.


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