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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines

Peter Dykstra and host Steve Curwood discuss research on some perils of eating out, scrutinize the Maine Governor's push to weaken pesticide controls and remember the critical role of journalist and activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas in saving the Everglades in Florida.

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Peter Dykstra: Journalists I’m thankful for

My third annual list of the over-achieving and under-thanked.

Car tire chemicals are killing salmon and steelhead

The chemical 6PPD, added to tires to prevent degradation, is causing a “complete breakdown of the blood brain barrier” in fish, a new study found.

WATCH: The latest evidence of widespread sperm count decline

"Pregnant women, and men planning to conceive a pregnancy, have a responsibility to protect the reproductive health of the offspring they are creating."

A new analysis shows a “crisis” of male reproductive health

Global average sperm count is declining at a quicker pace than previously known, chemical exposure is a suspected culprit.

Frequently asked questions on the new sperm count decline study

Sperm counts are declining everywhere — the implications are huge.