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International Team Shows Mercury Concentrations in Fish Respond Quickly to Increased Deposition


September 17, 2007

Andrew Heyes 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. Full Story

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University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

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