Osprey whisperers: Deciphering decades of clues from the sea hawk
Publisher: Environmental Health News
Date Written: 26/08/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16959
Ospreys tell a story, and Elliott, Lee and the other scientists who track them are trying to decipher their messages. For more than two decades in North America, particularly in the Pacific Northwest, the osprey has revealed disturbing tales about DDT, PCBs, pulp mill dioxins, flame retardants, stain-resistant compounds, urban runoff, mining wastes, prescription drugs, mercury and more.