Spermageddon: everyday chemicals lead to 50% drop in sperm count in Western men
The sperm count of Western men has plunged by more than 50% in less than 40 years according to a raft of evidence detailed by epidemiologist Shanna Swan in her new book “Countdown”.
If the data is extrapolated to its logical conclusion, men could have little or no reproductive capacity from 2060 onwards. And one of the main causes of the declining sperm levels is the chemicals we’re surrounded by in our everyday lives.
These claims are backed by a growing body of evidence that’s finding reproductive abnormalities and declining fertility in humans and wildlife worldwide.
Declining sperm count
Studies revealing declining sperm counts in humans aren’t new. These issues first received global attention in the 1990s, though critics…