Tag: contaminants

June 29, 2015

Seabirds Bring Contaminants to Land Ecosystems: Study

Migratory seabirds carry the marine pollution they ingest at sea back to their nesting sites on land, according to a new study. “It is yet another example of unintended effects...

Male Polar Bear Near Kaktovik Alaska
April 13, 2015

DDT, PCBs Could Affect Polar Bear Hormones

Sitting at the top of the food chain as the world’s largest land carnivore has its benefits. You have your choice of food and few predators to confront. But a...