call of the loon

Mercury Poisoning Found in Northeast Loons

Article: Mercury Poisoning Found in Northeast Loons

NEW YORK, New York, March 4, 2008 (ENS) – The call of the loon has sounded over the waters of northeast lakes for centuries. Now those lakes are polluted with so much mercury that the loons are being poisoned, new research shows. A long-term study by the Wildlife Conservation Society, the BioDiversity Research Institute, and…