19/07/2012

AN INVESTIGATION FIND INSECTICIDES IN DOLPHINS

It has been published in the journal Environment International a work leaded by  researchers from Damià Barceló group, director of ICRA and IDAEA research professor of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) on pyrethroids insecticides in dolphins.

The main researcher of the work is Eljarrat Ethel, CSIC scientist at the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Studies (IDAEA), who analyzed the accumulation of contaminants in dolphins of Brazil.

The results show concentrations of pyrethroids in dolphins of 7.04 nanograms per gram of fat in adults and 68.4 nanograms per gram of fat in offspring.

http://www.dicat.csic.es/new12-17-07-piretroides-delfines-cat.htm

http://www.icra.cat/files/noticia/Delfin