Video: Are human burial practices messing up Earth's ecosystems?

Are human burial practices messing up Earth’s ecosystems? (video)
Credit: The American Chemical Society

Life depends on death—living things die, decompose and eventually become nutrients for other life.

But when humans die, we're often embalmed and buried or cremated.

So are we breaking the circle of life?

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