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Climate Change Makes Some Chemicals More Toxic to Aquatic Life

SPX: The Baylor researchers took samples at different times over the course of two years at 23 streams across the southern U.S. Continue reading

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Bird feathers show pollution rise over 120 years: study

Agence France-Presse: Feathers collected from rare Pacific seabirds over the past 120 years have shown an increase in a type of toxic mercury that likely comes from human pollution, US researchers said on Monday. Scientists at Harvard University took samples from feathers belonging to the endangered black-footed albatross from two US museum collections, said the study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The feathers, which dated from 1880 to 2002, showed “increasing levels of methylmercury that… Continue reading

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