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Shifting Climates Cause Species to Relocate

Over the last few decades, warming ocean temperatures have caused marine species to move to new places. They are leaving some places where temperatures have become too warm for them. And they are invading new places that have… Read More
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Mercury Contamination of Lobsters in a Maine River Leads to Fishing Closure

Last month, the Maine Department of Marine Resources reported that lobsters in the mouth of the Penobscot River contain elevated mercury levels that could threaten human health. Most lobsters have moderate mercury levels, but scientists found that lobsters… Read More
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Groups Sue FDA for Flawed Seafood Health Information

A few days ago, several environmental and food safety groups filed a lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for failing to provide the public with accurate and accessible information about toxic mercury in seafood. Mercury in… Read More
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