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Could Urgent Action on POPs Save the Polar Bear?

Posted by Paul Walker on 03-Feb-2017 10:37:51

Cute, beautiful and majestic, polar bears will have graced the front of Christmas cards on many a mantel piece over the recent festive period, but endangered can now be added to the adjectives that we use to describe these stunning animals. At the top of the arctic food chain, polar bears are faced with an increasing list of threats to their survival, with one of the most pressing being persistent organic pollutants. In his latest blog Paul Walker, senior development specialist, Specialist Chemistry, at ESG, describes what duty holders can do to limit the risk of POPs.

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Topics: Specialist Chemistry, POPs, Persistent Organic Pollutants, HBCDD, persistent organic compounds