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Contact: Robert Letcher
robert.letcher@ec.gc.ca
01-161-329-13563
Aarhus University

Polar Bear

Caption: Scientists have been monitoring the polar bear for contaminants in East Greenland over the past 30 years. They are worried by the findings of bioaccumulated perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in the brain.

Credit: Photo: Rune Dietz, Aarhus University.

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