“The cocaine-exposed eels appeared “hyperactive” and their skeletal muscle showed evidence of serious injury, including muscle breakdown and swelling. … A polluted river will not have only cocaine, but also, for example, THC, morphine, MDMA, pesticides, heavy metals, phenols and antibiotics.” https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jun/21/cocaine-in-rivers-harming-endangered-eels-study-finds
Economists fear the bottom will soon fall out of the illegal drugs trade as users discover the circular economy – a good draught of river water will fulfil all their medication needs.
“The friction, pressure and heat of driving wears tyres down so much they produce an estimated average of 63,000 tonnes per year of plastic dust in the UK alone.” http://theconversation.com/ten-stealth-microplastics-to-avoid-if-you-want-to-save-the-oceans-90063
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“A large dairy in Washington state, Cow Palace Dairy, polluted ground water by over applying manure to soil. … The district court ruling, if upheld, could affect any large livestock facility that produces more manure than it can responsibly manage.” (http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/01/17/us-usa-pollution-manure-idUKKBN0KQ00F20150117)
Spokesperson Baron Bovine said, ‘for mega-dairies, the shit has hit the land.’