Friday, March 5, 2010

100% of U.S. Fish Found in Streams Contaminated

Main contaminants included mercury and lead.

Put this headline together with the recent article on environmental causes of autism:

Landrigan, Philip J. What causes autism? Exploring the environmental contribution. Current Opinion in Pediatrics: 16 January 2010.

A review of the Landrigan's essay is available here by Steven Higgs:

I believe we are poisoning ourselves by allowing the world's fresh water to be polluted by heavy metals...

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