Comments for: Report suggests songbirds, bats at risk of mercury poisoning

Posted Jan. 24, 2012, at 7:34 p.m.

Researchers examining the effects of mercury on wildlife found elevated levels of the neurotoxin in songbirds and bats from Maine to Virginia, prompting the study’s authors to call for more monitoring and stronger conservation measures. Researchers with the BioDiversity Research Institute, based in Gorham, and The Nature Conservancy compiled blood …

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