Brazil France Germany India Indonesia Iraq South Africa
 
 
Sign up for our
free e-newsletter.





Case Studies
E-Newsletter
News
Resources
Water Management Associations
 
Toxic Chemicals Found in Tuna
Researchers say pollutant levels in tuna caught closer to more industrialized locations carry 36 times more pollutants — including pesticides, flame retardants and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) — than the same species caught in more remote locations, like in the West Pacific Ocean.

In a first-of-its-kind global study, scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego analyzed 117 yellowfin tuna taken from 12 locations worldwide, measuring the contaminant levels of each. They found yellowfin tuna caught closer to more industrialized locations off North America and Europe can carry 36 times more pollutants — including pesticides, flame retardants and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) — than the same species caught in more remote locations, like in the West Pacific Ocean.



 
Click for the full article
 


About Us Categories From The Gallery   News Updates News Updates

Our Company
Case Studies
Products
Site Map

Resources/Tools
Parts/Service
International

Anacostia River Revitalization Fund - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and David O’Neill of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) joined Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton of the District of Columbia to announce the creation of The Anacostia River Revitalization Fund.


© 2010 Copyright Aquarius Systems. All Rights Reserved. info@aquarius-systems.com   |   (262) 392-2162