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2005-07-14 16:50:00

Seabirds are the surprising culprits in delivering pollutants – through their guano – to seemingly pristine northern ecosystems, a new Canadian study shows.

2005-07-14 13:05:35

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sea birds can spread pollutants such as mercury and pesticides across the Arctic in their droppings, Canadian researchers reported Thursday.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.