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Endocrine disruptors

A baby sits among cuddly toys with a ball in its hand.

In Germany the reproductive health of men is at risk. Recent representative studies performed in Hamburg and Leipzig clearly show that the male sperm quality is low. Today, young German men probably produce only one third of sperms their peers did thirty years ago. It is likely that half of young male Germans have such a low sperm quality that their ability to reproduce successfully is reduced.Res... read more

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Health

Allergies

A girl blows her nose. In the background is a flower meadow with daisies an dandelion.

Allergies are the undesired and sometimes violent defensive reactions of the human (or animal) immune system to substances in the environment (allergens). read more

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The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment