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Mercury's Silent Toll On the World's Wildlife


Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, protection, humans, environment, pollution, healthconditions, politics, nature, conservation, animals, world, habitat, humans )

Cal
- 605 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Scientists are only beginning to understand the impacts of mercury contamination on birds, fish, and other wildlife populations. But what they are finding is alarming -- even low levels can cause harm, and chronic exposure has unexpected and troubling effe



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Comments

John S. (304)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:38 am
So glad for CFL's.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:45 am
very interesting thx:))))
 

pam w. (191)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 9:16 am
Shaking my head with sorrow....
 

paula eaton (30)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 10:30 am
This is so sad.
 

Sandi C. (234)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 11:11 am
thanks.
 

Anna Z. (1)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 12:22 pm
noted, thank you for information
 

Lois Jordan (56)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 2:16 pm
Noted. Thanks, Cal. I've been reading a few articles regarding this mercury contamination on a worldwide basis recently. Eating these animals also puts humans in jeopardy of poisoning over time.
 

Danuta Watola (1204)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:10 am
noted
 

Petra M. (254)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:21 pm
Noted, thank you for information!
 

SheilaNOMAILPLZ S. (64)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:50 pm
So sad - between mercury contamination, plastic discarded in the water and fracking runoff - what new ways can we find to poison ourselves and the creatures who live in the sea?
 
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