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International Team Shows Mercury Concentrations in Fish Respond Quickly to Increased Deposition
September 17, 2007
A joint Canadian-American research team have, for the first time, demonstrated that mercury concentrations in fish respond directly to changes in atmospheric deposition of the chemical. The international team's research began in 2001 at the Experimental Lakes in Northern Ontario and is featured in this week's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
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