The Great Pause Week 57: Mama at the Bat

Albert Bates
Apr 18 · 6 min read

How do pandemics, climate variability, plastic, toxic pollution, and other threats affect fertility?

Image after Saisha Bloom: beinG sLAVE

Some time back, I came across an odd fact that did not seem to reconcile with what had I thought about natural systems and planetary homeostasis. Girls all over the world, from the capital cities of Europe to the remote regions of Pakistan, were getting their periods younger. In Europe…