The Environment In Focus
2:57 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Pollution Now Driving Evolution

For years, people thought that evolution was something that happened slowly, over thousands or millions of years. Not true, as it turns out.

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In her book, Evolution in a Toxic World, toxicologist Emily Monosson explains how industrial chemicals are causing rapid evolution in Atlantic killifish (pictured above), as well as in moths, worms, mosquitoes and perhaps many other creatures.

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