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Record #187987:

Arctic food is poisoned / Anon.

Title: Arctic food is poisoned / Anon.
Date: 2009.
In: New Scientist. (2009.), Vol. 202(2704) (2009)
Abstract: Discusses report that meat from seals and beluga whales eaten by Inuit in northern Canada contains levels of mercury that would be considered unsafe in fish. Findings are drawn from study of samples of seals caught by traditional hunters in Canadian western Arctic between 1973-2007.
Notes:

New Scientist. Vol. 202(2704) :6 (2009).

Keywords: 502 -- Environmental issues.
504.05 -- Environmental damage.
504.054 -- Pollution.
546.49 -- Mercury.
551.583 -- Climatic changes.
615.9 -- Toxic substances in foods.
64 -- Domestic science.
F -- Biological sciences.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
SPRI record no.: 187987

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