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News Release 08-142 - Video

Joe McConnell discusses how coal burning in the Northern Hemisphere pollutes Arctic.

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Joe McConnell discusses how coal burning in North America and Europe contributes to pollution in the Arctic. Pollution findings run counter to conventional wisdom, which held that toxic heavy metals in the region were higher in the 1960s and '70s.

Credit: National Science Foundation/Desert Research Institute

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