11 Oct '11, 3pm

Scientists Puzzled by Rising Mercury Contamination in Great Lakes Wildlife

Scientists Puzzled by Rising Mercury Contamination in Great Lakes Wildlife

Great Lakes wildlife like this common loon are absorbing higher mercury levels, and scientists are unsure why. Art Weber/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service More from OnEarth OnEarth Blog : Farms or Flushing? Dispute Over Source of Lake Erie Pollution Web Exclusive : Lake Erie Death Watch From the Mag : Let Your Algae Bloom More from NRDC Smarter Living: Sustainable Seafood Guide Explainer: Swimming in the Great Lakes Health: Mercury Contamination in Fish Giant leaping fish , millions of mussels , and a changing climate often push old school threats to the Great Lakes off front pages and minds. But after decades of decline, mercury levels are increasing in some Great Lakes fish and birds, according to a recent study. And health problems are occurring at lower concentrations than expected. The study published in the journal Ecotoxicology examined recent research on mercury and, ...

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