Toxic gulls: Quebec's contaminated bird colony offers clues about flame retardants
Publisher: Environmental Health News
Date Written: 02/09/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16963
Research on Deslauriers and in Canadian laboratories indicates that flame retardants are altering birds thyroid hormones, reducing their clutch sizes, damaging their eggs, changing their behavior, shifting their gender ratio toward males and weakening their bones.