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Study Finds Heavy Contamination Across Vast Russian Arctic

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Science  10 Dec 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5703, pp. 1875
DOI: 10.1126/science.306.5703.1875a

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Summary

The first comprehensive look at persistent toxic substances across the Russian Arctic indicates that indigenous peoples there are inordinately exposed to pesticides, industrial compounds, and heavy metals, with uncertain health effects.

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