Thursday, June 25, 2009
We're all in this together
A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society reveals the latest threat to some of our planet's endangered species: Cancer. Tazmanian devils, turtles, whales, sea lions, and dolphins are among those afflicted at rates comparable to those in humans. After reading this short article in treehugger, I am saddened by the hypothesis that carcinogens (undoubtedly man-made, IMO) are at the bottom of this.