Jonathan McCrea & Shanna Swan + Shane Bergin + Jessamyn Fairfield

Countdown: The Human Race's Troubling Decline in Fertility

13 Apr 2021

From "Futureproof with Jonathan McCrea"

COUNTDOWN: THE HUMAN RACE’S TROUBLING DECLINE IN FERTILITY- On this week's Futureproof podcast with Jonathan McCrea, he meets Dr Shanna H. Swan, Ph.D.Professor of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City & author of ‘Count Down: How Our Modern World Is Threatening Sperm Counts, Altering Male and Female Reproductive Development’, and ‘Imperiling the Future of the Human Race’ - about the worrying trend in the decline of fertility across the world. Also on the show Jonathan was joined by Dr Shane Bergin of UCD and Dr Jessamyn Fairfield of NUI Galway to look at the science news stories of the week. Listen and subscribe to Futureproof with Jonathan McCrea on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.    Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.     You can also listen to Newstalk live on or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.