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A review of factors affecting productivity of bald eagles in the Great Lakes region: implications for recovery.
The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) population in North America declined greatly after World War II due primarily to the eggshell thinning effects of p,p'-DDE, a biodegradation product of DDT.Expand
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Perfluorooctane sulfonate in fish-eating water birds including bald eagles and albatrosses.
Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) was measured in 161 samples of liver, kidney, blood, or egg yolk from 21 species of fish-eating water birds collected in the United States including albatrosses fromExpand
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Contaminants in fishes from Great Lakes-influenced sections and above dams of three Michigan rivers. II: Implications for health of mink
Populations of mink (Mustela vison) have declined in many areas of the world. Such declines have been linked to exposures to synthetic, halogenated hydrocarbons. In the Great Lakes region, mink areExpand
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Avian vacuolar myelinopathy linked to exotic aquatic plants and a novel cyanobacterial species
Invasions of exotic species have created environmental havoc through competition and displacement of native plants and animals. The introduction of hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) into the UnitedExpand
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Relative toxicity of the components of the original formulation of Roundup to five North American anurans.
The responses of five North American frog species that were exposed in an aqueous system to the original formulation of Roundup were compared. Carefully designed and un-confounded laboratory toxicityExpand
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Risks and Benefits of Consumption of Great Lakes Fish
Background: Beneficial effects of fish consumption on early cognitive development and cardiovascular health have been attributed to the omega-3 fatty acids in fish and fish oils, but toxic chemicalsExpand
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Using feathers to assess risk of mercury and selenium to bald eagle reproduction in the Great Lakes region
Mercury (Hg) and selenium (Se) concentrations were determined in feathers of nestling and adult bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) in the Great Lakes region, 1985–1989. Relationships betweenExpand
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Using bald eagles to indicate the health of the Great Lakes' environment
The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is one of the most studied birds of North America, and a great amount of natural life-history information, including the response of various stressors on theExpand
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Flame retardants and organochlorine pollutants in bald eagle plasma from the Great Lakes region.
We report measurements of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and of emerging flame retardants in the plasma of nestling bald eagles sampled from early May to late June of 2005. Concentrations of totalExpand
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Perfluorinated sulfonate and carboxylate compounds and precursors in herring gull eggs from across the Laurentian Great Lakes of North America: Temporal and recent spatial comparisons and exposure
Chemicals of emerging concern (CECs) in the basin of the Laurentian Great Lakes of North America include per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) classified as perfluoroalkyl acids. WeExpand
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