Increased Mercury Levels In Arctic Ice Found Pushing Into Sea Water

RedOrbit: Researchers Dr. Chris Moore and Dr. Daniel Obrist, from Nevada`s Desert Research Institute, have recently discovered an increased level of mercury in Arctic sea ice. The study, published in the journal Nature, also found that the element is contaminating sea water below. The researchers claim that the air above large cracks found in the ice of the Arctic is mixing vigorously pushing mercury down to the exposed seawater. This process causes an increase in toxic levels, which can in turn enter into......

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