Persistent organic pollutants in marine birds, arctic hare and ringed seals near Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut, Canada.

@article{Mallory2005PersistentOP,
  title={Persistent organic pollutants in marine birds, arctic hare and ringed seals near Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut, Canada.},
  author={Mark L Mallory and Birgit M Braune and Mark E Wayland and Ken G Drouillard},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2005},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={
          95-101
        }
}
The contamination of Canadian Arctic marine wild-life by persistent organic pollutants (POPs) has beenknown since the early 1970s (reviewed in Muir et al.,1992, 1999; Jensen et al., 1997; AMAP, 1998). Thesecompounds typically arrive via long range transportfrom source areas in tropical or temperate regions,and are deposited in the Arctic by condensing, cool,polar air (Bright et al., 1995; Jensen et al., 1997). Onceassimilated into the lower parts of marine food chains,these lipophilic compounds… CONTINUE READING
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