Scientists puzzled by rising mercury contamination in some Great Lakes wildlife

Read the full story at Great Lakes Echo.

Giant leaping fish, millions of mussels and a changing climate often push old school threats to the Great Lakes off front pages and minds.

But after decades of decline, mercury levels are increasing in some Great Lakes fish and birds, according to a recent study.

And health problems are occurring at lower concentrations than expected.

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