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Mercury Levels in Arctic Foxes

Thursday, May 9th, 2013
foxes, arctic, mercury, pollution, food web, seals, sea birds

By Molly Michelson It seems Jeremy Piven isn’t alone in suffering from high levels of mercury. Researchers publishing in PLoS One this week have determined that certain populations of arctic foxes are suffering, too. Arctic foxes on a Russian island called Mednyi in the northern Pacific have seen their population crash tremendously since the 1970s. […]

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