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Global study finds the extent of pharmaceutical pollution in the world's rivers

Summary by Ground News
Pharmaceutical pollution is contaminating water on every continent, including Antarctica. Rivers in lower-middle-income nations are the most chemically polluted. Most polluted regions were the ones researched the least, such as sub-Saharan Africa, South America, and southern Asia. Activities most associated with pharmaceutical pollution included trash dumping, inadequate wastewater infrastructure, and the dumping of residual septic tanks.

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