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Canadian Marine Mammal Rescue Network
 

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A wash in a sea of heavy metals: Mercury pollution and marine mammals

It would be unreasonable to assume that pollutants in the marine environment have decreased following decades of world wide regulations and standards. However, recent reports have shown that pollution is still a lingering problem despite numerous decades of attempting to control what is being released into the various rivers, watersheds, lakes and oceans.

Wittnich et al. 2004  
 

 

 

 
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