[Mercury] Methylmercury explodes after acid rains

Source: Environmental Science & Technology, 5/10/06.

The first ecosystem-scale experiment confirms that the sulfate in acid rain speeds up the production of the methylmercury that bioaccumulates in fish. Naomi Lubick reports in Environmental Science & Technology. [Great Lakes Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR) Environmental News]

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