Swimming in Chemicals

Publication - November 3, 2005
European eels from 20 locations in 10 countries across Europe donated by members of the fishing and science community or purchased in local markets were found to contain varying levels of brominated flame retardants (BFRs) and/or polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

Swimming in Chemicals - Report

Author: Greenpeace

Executive summary: This results provide a snapshot of hazardous chemicals in eels from a random selection of urban and rural fresh and brackish ecosystems and indicate the degree to which their habitat has been contaminated.

Num. pages: 51

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