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Good morning, today we’re covering one of the world’s biggest killers, toxic chemicals, and efforts underway to eradicate them.

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Site of leaking underground gasoline tanks, near the Mesa Verde National Park, in Colorado, USA. (Credit: Keystone/Science Photo Library/Jim West)

🧪 Invisible planetary crisis. Chemicals kill at least nine million people prematurely every year, according to a new UN report, and they’re flooding the environment beyond the Earth’s capacity to cope. Countries have agreed to ban some of the most deadly substances in the last 30 years, but thousands of chemicals have yet to be tested for their adverse effects. Is it too late to avert what the UN has dubbed the third planetary crisis?

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