View Full Version : Burning Northern Wetlands Release Increased Quantities of Sequestered Mercury

08-21-2006, 06:50 AM
INTERNATIONAL - Climate change appears to be contributing to the waking of a toxic sleeping giant in the most northern wetlands of North America. Mercury, released into the atmosphere most prodigiously with the launching of the industrial age, falls back onto Earth and accumulates, particularly in North American wetlands.
Source: innovations-report.de (click for full story) (http://www.innovations-report.de/html/berichte/geowissenschaften/bericht-69290.html)