Particulate matter, lead and other pollutants may play a role in the approximately 15 million babies born preterm every year around the world.
Researchers have determined that the Deformed Wing Virus has ravaged colonies worldwide. What's more, it's human activity that appears to have enabled that virus to spread.
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Gaius Publius is a professional writer living on the West Coast of the United States. Click here for more. Follow him on Twitter @Gaius_Publius and Facebook.