Presence of endocrine disruptors in freshwater in the northern Antarctic Peninsula region.

  title={Presence of endocrine disruptors in freshwater in the northern Antarctic Peninsula region.},
  author={Sara Esteban and Luis Moreno-Merino and R Matellanes and Myriam Catal{\'a} and Marina Gorga and Mira Petrov{\'i}c and Miren L{\'o}pez de Alda and Dami{\'a} Barcel{\'o} and Adri{\'a}n Silva and Juan Jos{\'e} Torrado Dur{\'a}n and Jer{\'o}nimo L{\'o}pez-Mart{\'i}nez and Yolanda Valc{\'a}rcel},
  journal={Environmental research},
The increasing human presence in Antarctica and the waste it generates is causing an impact on the environment at local and border scale. The main sources of anthropic pollution have a mainly local effect, and include the burning of fossil fuels, waste incineration, accidental spillage and wastewater effluents, even when treated. The aim of this work is to determine the presence and origin of 30 substances of anthropogenic origin considered to be, or suspected of being, endocrine disruptors in… CONTINUE READING
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