Amazonian Contamination (image) Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Share Print E-Mail Caption Researchers from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Central University of Catalonia/Vic University detect high levels of lead concentration in wildlife samples from the Peruvian Amazon caused by lead-based ammunition and oil-related pollution in extraction areas. The research was recently published in Nature Sustainability. Credit Eliseo Hualinga, monitor ambiental de FECONACOR Usage Restrictions Credits must be cited Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.