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Biological Monitoring:Human Tissue Levels of Environmental Contaminants

Levels of environmental contaminants in blood samples from humans living in the Arctic regions of the eight circumpolar countries confirm that levels of certain persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and mercury (Hg) are generally higher in the Arctic people who consume certain (mainly marine based) traditional/country foods (e.g., the Inuit of Greenland and Arctic Canada).

807: Persistent Toxic Substances, Food Security, and Indigenous Peoples of the Russian North

11 aug. 2014

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Biological Monitoring:Human Tissue Levels of Environmental Contaminants.pdf

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