Research reveals further Arctic pollution
Scientists have found evidence of new pollution throughout the Arctic.
The London-based journal Pesticides News says the team identified persistent organic pollutants (POPs) as the main concern. The research found that the levels of two POPs, lindane and chlordane, indicate they must have originated in north America, Europe and Asia. The report recommends continued monitoring and research, and says steps to reduce POP levels in the Arctic environment are vital.
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