Christopher X J. Jensen
Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

PCB Bioaccumulation and Polar Bear Penises

Posted 20 Feb 2015 / 0

National Geographic NewsIs Pollution Weakening Polar Bears’ Ability to Mate?

This sounds like fodder for a late-night television laugh line, but this is a pretty scary example of how bioaccumulation of toxins can have important conservation consequences. From a conservation perspective, there is nothing worse than a ubiquitous pollutant reducing the ability of a threatened species to reproduce.

A Minor Post, Pollution, Sex and Reproduction, Web

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